Hawker Tempest Mk V

Regis flew during World War 2 in a Hawker Tempest Mk V. Below are the details of the aircraft, a model of the plane Regis and a movie of the Hawker Tempest Mk V.

General characteristics (Wikipedia)

  • Crew: One
  • Length: 33 ft 8 in (10.26 m)
  • Wingspan: 41 ft 0 in (12.49 m)
  • Height: 16 ft 1 in (4.90 m (tail down))
  • Wing area: 302 ft² (28 m²)
  • Empty weight: 9,250 lb (4,195 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 11,400 lb (5,176 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 13,640 lb (6,190 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1× Napier Sabre IIA or IIB or IIC liquid-cooled H-24 sleeve-valve engine:, 2,180 hp (1,625 kW) Sabre IIA at + 9 lb/in2 boost at 7,000 ft (2,133 m), 4000 rpm [21]
  • Propellers: Four-bladed Rotol or of Havilland propeller

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 432 mph (695 km/h) Sabre IIA at 18,400 ft (5,608 m)
    , Sabre IIB 435 mph at 19,000 ft (700 km/h at 5,791 m)
  • Range: 740 mi (1,190 km)
    1,530 mi (2,462 km) with 90 gallon drop tanks
  • Service ceiling 36,500 ft (11,125 m)
  • Rate of climb: 4,700 ft/min (23.9 m/s)
  • Wing loading: 37.75 lb/ft² (184.86 kg/m²)
  • Power/mass: 0.21 hp/lb (0.31 kW / kg)

Armament

  • 4× 20 mm Mark II Hispano cannons, 200 rounds per gun
  • 2× 500 lb or 1,000 lb (227 kg or 454 kg) bombs
  • 8× 3 in (75 mm) RP-3 rockets (post-Second World War)
  • Provision for 2 x 45 gallon or 2 x 90 gallon drop tanks.

 

Hawker Tempest Mk V

Hawker Tempest Mk V

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