The Brewster F2A Buffalo (‘buffalo’ in English) was a fighter aircraft manufactured by the US company Brewster Aeronautical Corporation participated in a limited way in the Second World War. In 1939 won a competition F2A (against the Grumman F4F Wildcat) to become the first monoplane fighter of the United States Navy, however, the Buffalo was a big disappointment. Other nations, including Finland, Belgium, UK and the Netherlands, commissioned the Buffalo to bolster their air forces, but all operators, only the Finns managed to make an effective Buffalo hunt, using in combat with some excellent results.
Crew: 1 pilot Length: 7.9 m Wingspan: 10.7 m Height: 3.63 m Wing area: 19.408 m² Curb weight: 1,717 kg Loaded weight: 2,286 kg Powerplant: 1 × radial engine Wright R-1820-34 Cyclone9. Power: 701 kW (940 HP; 953 hp) Propellers: 1 × bladed motor. Performance Maximum operating speed (VNO): 516 km / h (321 mph; 279 kt) to altitude Cruising speed (Vc): 275 km / h (171 mph; 148 kt) Range: 2,703 km (1,460 nmi; 1,680 mi) Service ceiling: 9,144 m (30,000 ft) Rate of climb: 744 m / min Armament Machine guns: 4 × 2 x M2 caliber 12.7 mm mounted in the nose 2 x M2 of 12.7 mm mounted on the wings
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