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Curtiss F6C Hawk fighter

 

 

F6C-4 Hawk

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
F6C-3 fighter 9/1925 - 6/1927 35 10/1932 Curtiss D-12 engine (400 h. p.)
F6C-4 31 Pratt & Whitney R-1340 engine (425 h. p.)

 

Modification

F6C-4

Wing span, m

11.43

Length, m

6.86

Height, m

3.33

Wings area, m2

23.41

Empty mass, kg

898

Full flying-off mass, kg

1438

Engine 1 Pratt & Whitney R-1340
Power, h. p. 425
Maximal speed, km/h 255
Cruise speed, km/h 212
Flying range, km 580
Vertical speed, m/s 10.2
Maximal altitude, m 6980
Complement 1
Armament 2 x 7.6 Browning MG, 57 kg of bombs

F6C-3 Hawk

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008