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Hawker P.V.4

 

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Air Ministry Specification G.4/31 called for a General Purpose aircraft, capable of level bombing, army co-operation, dive bombing, reconnaissance, casualty evacuation and torpedo bombing. The Vickers Type 253 won against the Fairey G.4/31, Westland PV-7, Handley Page HP.47, Armstrong Whitworth AW.19, Blackburn B-7, Hawker PV-4 and the Parnell G.4/31.


One prototype, first flown on 6 December 1934. No production.

Engine: 1 x 690hp Bristol Pegasus IIIM.3
Max take-off weight: 3019 kg / 6656 lb
Empty weight: 1693 kg / 3732 lb
Wingspan: 12.19 m / 39 ft 12 in
Length: 9.09 m / 29 ft 10 in
Height: 3.61 m / 11 ft 10 in
Wing area: 32.33 sq.m  / 348.00 sq ft
Max. Speed: 295 km/h / 183 mph
Ceiling: 7224 m / 23700 ft
Range: 741 km / 460 miles
Armament: 2 x 7.7mm machine-guns, 2 x 110kg bombs
Crew: 2

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