Specifications – Fairey Firefly II(M)

Crew: 1
Length: 24 ft 8 in (7.52 m)
Wingspan: 31 ft 6 in (9.60 m)
Height: 9 ft 4 in (2.85 m)
Wing area: 236.8 ft² (22.0 m²)
Empty weight: 2,387 lb (1,083 kg)
Loaded weight: 3,285 lb (1,490 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 3,404 lb (1,544 kg)
Powerplant: 1 × Rolls-Royce F.XIS 12-cylinder inline liquid-cooled
480 hp (358 kW)

Performance:

Maximum speed: 175 mph (152 kn, 282 km/h) at sea level
(223 mph (193 kn, 359 km/h) at 13,125 ft (4,000 m))
Range: 240 mi (209 nmi, 386 km)
Service ceiling: 30,840 ft[7] (9,400 m)
Wing loading: 13.9 lb/ft² (67.7 kg/m²)
Power/mass: 0.15 hp/lb (0.24 kg/kW)
Time to 19,700 ft (6,000 m): 10.9 min
Armament: Guns: 2 × 0.303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers machine guns

 

Fairey Firefly I

Fairey Firefly II

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