Specifications for the
de Havilland DH.103 Hornet / Sea Hornet
Twin-Engine Long Range Fighter
Focus Model: de Havilland DH.103 Hornet F.3
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer: de Havilland - UK
Initial Year of Service: 1946
Length: 36.65 ft (11.17 m)
Width: 44.98 ft (13.71 m)
Height: 14.17ft (4.32 m)
Weight (Empty): 12,502 lb (5,671 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 16,100 lb (7,303 kg)
Powerplant: 2 x Rolls-Royce Merlin 130/131 liquid-cooled V-12 piston engines generating 2,030hp each.
Maximum Speed: 466 mph (750kmh; 405 kts)
Maximum Range: 2,499 miles (4,022km)
Service Ceiling: 37,500 ft (11,430 m; 7.1 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)
4 x 20mm Hispano cannons
8 x RP (60lbs ea)
Up to 2,000lbs of externally-carried bombs.
D.H.98 "Mosquito" - Base Twin-Engine Model on which the D.H.103 series was based on.
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