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Supermarine Seafire fighter

 

 

Seafire III

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
Seafire L.IIIc fighter 1945 48 1949 1 seat, Rolls-Royce Merlin 55M engine (1585 hp), 2 x 20 guns, 4 x 7.7 MG, 227-kg bomb
Seafire F.XV fighetr 1945 45 1949 Rolls-Royce Griffon VI engine (1850 hp), 630 km/h

 

Modification Seafire LIIIc

Seafire XV

Wing span, m

11.23

11.23

Length, m

9.12

9.12

Height, m

3.02 3.02

Wings area, m2

22.48 22.48

Empty mass, kg

2258

2267

Full flying-off mass, kg

3465

2911

Engine 1 Rolls-Royce Merlin 55M 1 Rolls-Royce Griffon VI
Power, h. p. 1585 1850
Maximal speed, km/h 594 630
Cruise speed, km/h    
Flying range, km 1170 1024
Vertical speed, m/s 27.55 27.55
Maximal altitude, m 11125 11125
Complement 1 1
Armament 2 x 20 Hispano guns, 4 x 7.7 Browning MG, 227 kg bombs (1 227-kg) 2 x 20 Hispano guns, 4 x 7.7 Browning MG, 227 kg bombs (1 227-kg)

Seafire FR.47

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009