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Grumman F3F fighter

 

 

F3F-1

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
F3F-1 fighter 4/1936 - 5/1939 54 10/1941 Pratt & Whitney R-1535-84 engine (650 h. p.), 1 12.7-mm and 1 7.6-mm MG, 386 km/h
F3F-2 81 Wright R-1820-22 engine (950 h. p.), 2 7.6-mm MG, 434 km/h
F3F-3 27 streamlined form

 

Modification F3F-3

Wing span, m

9.75

Length, m

7.06

Height, m

2.84

Wings area, m2

24.15

Empty mass, kg

1490

Full flying-off mass, kg

2175
Engine 1 Wright R-1820-22
Power, h. p. 950
Maximal speed, km/h 425
Cruise speed, km/h 241
Flying range, km 1577
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m 10120
Complement 1
Armament 2 x 7.6 MG, 113 kg of bombs

F3F

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008