Curtis P-36 Hawk

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HistoryCentral.com >Aviation > WW II: American Aircraft >Curtis P-36 Hawk

The History of Aviation


AMERICAN COMBAT

AIRCRAFT OF WORLD

WAR II

Curtis P-36 Hawk

The Curtis P-36 won the 1937 Air Force Pursuit AircraftCompetition. As a result the Army placed an order for 210 units. The P-36was sold widely around the world. France was able to put into service 291of the 1,000 it ordered before surrendering to Nazis Germany.


P-36A

Manufacturer: Curtis

Engines: Pratt & Whitney R-1830-13 1050HP

Speed: 313MPH

Length: 28ft 6inch

Range: 825mi

Wingspan: 37ft 3.5inch

Weight: 5,650lbs(max)

Ceiling: 36,150ft

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