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Curtiss P-36A 'Hawk'

Description
  Manufacturer:Curtiss


Control Panel
  Base model:P-36
  Designation:P-36
  Version:A
  Nickname:Hawk
  Designation System:U.S. Air Force
  Designation Period:1925-1947
  Basic role:Pursuit
  Crew:Pilot
 
 

Specifications
  Length: 28' 6" 8.6 m
  Height:8' 5" 2.5 m
  Wingspan: 37' 4" 11.3 m
  Gross Weight: 5,650 lb 2,562 kg

Propulsion
  No. of Engines: 1
  Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney R-1830
  Horsepower (each): 1050

Performance
  Range: 830 miles 1,336 km
  Cruise Speed: 250 mph 402 km/h 217 kt
  Max Speed: 313 mph 504 km/h 272 kt
  Ceiling: 37,200 ft 11,338 m

Known serial numbers
38-1 / 38-210

Examples of this type may be found at
MuseumCityState
United States Air Force MuseumWright-PattersonOhio


 

Recent comments by our visitors
 augie
 connellsville, AB
few people know of the p36as that engaged the japanese 12/7/41 at pearl. few know of rassmussen/phillips--a shame
01/25/2006 @ 18:26 [ref: 12305]

 
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