Hawker Hawfinch

 

1st Flight 1927

The Hawker Hawfinch was a British single-engine biplane fighter of the 1920s.

It was unsuccessful, with the Bristol Bulldog being selected instead.

One built.

Specifications

Crew: 1

Length: 23 ft 8 in (7.21 m)

Wingspan: 33 ft 6 in (10.21 m)

Height: 9 ft 4 in (2.84 m)

Wing area: 294 sq ft (27.3 m2)

Empty weight: 1,925 lb (873 kg)

Gross weight: 2,910 lb (1,320 kg)

Powerplant: 1 × Bristol Jupiter VII 9-cylinder radial engine, 450 hp (340 kW)

Performance

Maximum speed: 171 mph (275 km/h, 149 kn) at 9,800 ft (3,000 m)

Service ceiling: 24,000 ft (7,300 m)

Time to altitude: 7 min 40 s to 10,000 ft (3,000 m)

Armament

Guns: 2 × 0.303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers machine guns

Bombs: Provision for 4 × 20 lb (9 kg) bombs.

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