The Curtiss P-40, is an American fighter of World War II, the culmination of the famous family of Curtiss aircraft. In the moments of unexpected Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour, it was the most important from the point numerically American fighter. He served on the front line throughout the Second World War.
Crew: 1 pilot Length: 8.7 m Wingspan: 11.4 m Height: 2.6 m Loaded weight: 2,560 kg Powerplant: 1 × air-cooled radial engine Pratt & Whitney R-1830-17. Power: 783 kW 1,050 HP Propellers: 1 × bladed motor. performance Maximum operating speed (VNO): 500 km / h to 2,960 m Cruising speed (Vc): 432 km / h Range: 625 mi to 270 mph, 860 mi to 200 mph Service ceiling: 9,967 m (32,700 ft) Rate of climb: 3,400 ft / min armament machine guns: 1 x 7.62 mm Browning M1919 (30) 1 x Browning M2 12.7 mm (.50)