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Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
This Kittyhawk P-40E NZ3009, of the Old Flying Machine Company, seen here at the Duxford Autumn Air Day in 1999.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type: One Crew Single Engined Fighter
Country of Origin: United States of America
Engines: 1 x Allison V-1710-39 12 cylinder liquid cooled piston engine rated at 1,150hp at 3,000 rpm
Armament: 6 x 0.50 in Colt-Browning M2 machine guns. Plus 1 x 500lb bomb on fuselage centreline and 2 x 100lb bombs under the wings.
Dimensions: Wing Span: 11.38m (37ft 4 in). Length: 9.68m (31ft 9in), Height: 3.76m (12ft 4in).
Wing Area: 21.92 sq. metres (236 sq. feet)
Weights: Empty: 2880kg (6,350lb). Max Takeoff: 4131kg (9,100lb)
Performance: Max Speed: 362 mph (582 km/hour) at 15,000ft (4,575m) Max Range: 525 miles (845km)
Operators: USAAF, RAF
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