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F2A "Buffalo"

Shipborne Fighter

Brewster

F2A Buffalo

Brewster 239 of majors E.Luukkanen, LeLv 24, air force of Finland, November, 1942.

Specification, «Buffalo»
F2A-2 F2A-3 Model 239 Model 339D
Crew 1
Dimensions
Length, m 7.807 8.050 7.938 7.762
Wing span, m 10.668
Wing area, m² 19.41
Height, m 3.467 3.533 3.655 3.655
Weight, kg
Empty weight 1882 2162 1702 -
Loaded weight 2455 2957 2278 2684
Powerplant
Wright R-1820-40 GR-1820-40 R-1820 G5 GR-1820 G205A
Power, kW/hp/n 897/1200/2500 897/1200/2500 748/1000/2200 897/1200/2500
Normal power at Н=0м, kW/hp/n 748/1000/2300 748/1000/2300 636/850/2100 748/1000/2300
Performance
Speed, km/h maximum 554 518 484 546
at altitude, m 5044 4907 5486 5060
Rate of climb m/min 1.3 2.05 1.4 1.335
at altitude, m 1524 1524 1524 1524
Rate of climb m/min 4.9 7.0 5.3 4.95
at altitude, m 4572 4572 4572 4572
Service ceiling, m 10333 9952 9906 -
Service range, km - 492 1632 692

References

  • "Air war" /№ 84 Buffalo/
  • "50 best fighters of World War II" /Gennadiy Kornukhin/
  • "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/
  • "American warplanes of World War II" /under cor. David Donald/

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