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Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter

 

 

F6F-5 Hellcat

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
F6F-5 fighter 1950 50 1955 1 seat, Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10W engine (2200 hp), 6 12.7mm MG or 2 20mm guns and 4 12.7mm MG, 6 127mm rockets or 2 454kg bombs

 

Modification

F6F-5

Wing span, m

13.06

Length, m

10.24

Height, m

4.11

Wings area, m2

31.03

Empty mass, kg

4152

Full flying-off mass, kg

6991

Engine 1 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-10W
Power, h. p. 2200
Maximal speed, km/h 611
Cruise speed, km/h  
Flying range, km 2100
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m 11400
Complement 1
Armament (2 20 guns, 4 12.7 MG) or 6 12.7 MG, 6 127-mm rockets or 908 kg of bombs (2 454-kg)

F6F-3 Hellcat

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009