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P-40 D, E "Kittyhawk"

Fighter-Bomber

Curtiss

The P-40E from a structure of 9-th squadron of 49-th fighter group of air force of USA © Michael Bykov

The P-40E from a structure of 9-th squadron of 49-th fighter group of air force of USA, the pilot - 1-st lieutenant D. Landers, spring 1942.

«Kittyhawk» Specification
P-40D P-40E
Kittyhawk Mk. I Mk.I
Crew 1
Dimensions
Length, m 9.49
Height, m 3.76
Wing span, m 11.35
Wing area, m2 21.92
Weight, kg:
Empty weight 2816 2880
Loaded weight 3511 3756
Maximum takeoff weight 3996 3996
Powerplant
PE Allison V-1710-39, hp 1150 1150
Performance
Speed, km/h Maximum 563 589
at altitude, m 4572 4572
Climb, min min 6.4 7.6
to altitude, m 4572 4572
Ceiling, m 9327 8839
Range, km 1287 563
Maximum Range, km 1851 1529

References

  • "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/
  • "American Warplanes of World War II" /under cor. David Donald/
  • "50 best fighters of World War II" /Gennadiy Kornukhin/
  • "Famous planes and helicopters" /Tony Holms/
  • "Air war" /# 52, 53, 54,55/
  • CD Encyclopedia "Military aviation" /Media 2000/

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