World War II
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Length: 32 ft 3 in (9.84 m)
Wingspan: 40 ft 0 in (12.19 m)
Height: 13 ft 1½ in (4.0 m)
Wing area: 257.5 ft² (23.92 m²)
Empty weight: 5,745 lb (2,605 kg)
Loaded weight: 7,670 lb (3,480 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 8,710 lb (3,950 kg)
Powerplant: 1 × Rolls-
Maximum speed: 340 mph (547 km/h) at 21,000 ft (6,400 m) [N 11]
Range: 600 mi (965 km)
Service ceiling: 36,000 ft (10,970 m)
Rate of climb: 2,780 ft/min (14.1 m/s)
Wing loading: 29.8 lb/ft² (121.9 kg/m²)
Power/mass: 0.15 hp/lb (0.25 kW/kg)
Guns: 4 × 20 mm (.79 in) Hispano Mk II cannons
Bombs: 2 × 250 or 500 lb (110 or 230 kg) bombs
The Hawker Hurricane went into production in June 1936 and somewhat over shadowed for its part it played during the Second World War by the Supermarine Spitfire.
The Aircraft was a simpler Aircraft to manufacturer than the Spitfire and also more cost effective to produce than the Spitfire.
The Hurricane Hawker played a pivotal part of the Second World War and proved to be one of the Royal Air Forces key Aircraft during the battle of Britain with a much higher success rate than any other Aircraft in the Second World War.
The Aircraft was originally designed in the 1930's and had gone through several modifications during its time acting the role of as an Interceptor and also a fighter bomber.
Other versions of the plane assisted the Aircraft such as the Sea Hurricane which were used and operated from ships during the second World War.
Well over 14,000 Hurricane Aircraft had been built by the end of 1944 with over 1200 converted to the Sea Hurricanes.
|World War Two Missions|
|Attack on Pearl Harbour|
|Battle of the Atlantic|
|The Battle of Britain|
|War Time Diary|
|World War Two Photographs|
|World War Two Battleships|
|World War Two Aircraft|
|World War Two Battle Tanks|
|The Royal Air Force|
|United States Air Force|