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Curtiss F8C-4 'Helldiver'

Description
  Manufacturer:Curtiss
  Base model:F8C
  Designation:F8C
  Version:-4
  Nickname:Helldiver
  Designation System:U.S. Navy / Marines
  Designation Period:1922-1962
  Basic role:Fighter

Specifications
  Length: 25' 11" 7.9 m
  Height:10' 10" 3.3 m
  Wingspan: 32' 0" 9.7 m
  Gross Weight: 3,783 lb 1,715 kg

Propulsion
  Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney R-1340-88
  Horsepower (each): 450

Performance
  Max Speed: 137 mph 220 km/h 118 kt
  Ceiling: 15,000 ft 4,571 m

Known serial numbers
A-8421 / A-8447


 

Recent comments by our visitors
 Garnet Brace
 Toronto, ON
The F8C-4 is featured in the MGM movie "Hell DIvers"
with Clark Gable and Wallace Beery - around 1930
02/22/2001 @ 16:27 [ref: 1678]

 

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