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Berliner Joyce XF3J
The Berliner-Joyce XF3J was an American biplane fighter.
It was submitted to the United States Navy for their request for a single seat carrier based fighter powered by a 625 hp (466 kW) Wright R-1510-26 engine
The XF3J had elliptical fabric covered wings which gave it the appearance of a butterfly.
The fuselage was semi monocoque metallic with an aluminium skin.
The undercarriage was fixed, and would be the last biplane fighter without a retractable gear that the U.S. Navy would test.
The aircraft performed satisfactorily in testing, but more promising aircraft had been developed and, in September 1935, the program was terminated.
22 ft 11 in (6.99 m)
29 ft 0 in (8.84 m)
10 ft 9 in (3.28 m)
240 sq ft (22.3 m2)
2,717 lb (1,232 kg)
4,016 lb (1,822 kg)
1 × Wright R-1510-26 , 625 hp (466 kW)
209 mph (336 km/h, 182 kn)
1,400 mi (2,253 km, 1,200 nmi)
24,500 ft (7,468 m)
2 × .30 in (7.62 mm) machine guns
232 lb (105 kg) bombs.
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