Specifications for the
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
Fighter-Bomber / Fighter Aircraft
Focus Model: Curtiss P-40N / Kittyhawk IV
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Curtiss-Wright Corporation - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1941
Length: 33.46 ft (10.2 m)
Width: 37.47 ft (11.42 m)
Height: 12.37ft (3.77 m)
Weight (Empty): 6,005 lb (2,724 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 8,858 lb (4,018 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Allison V-1710-81 in-line piston engine generating 1,360 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 378 mph (609kmh; 329 kts)
Maximum Range: 240 miles (386km)
Service Ceiling: 38,156 ft (11,630 m; 7.2 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 2,143 feet per minute (653 m/min)
6 x 0.50 caliber Browning M2 machine guns OR 6 x 0.303 caliber machine guns.
OPTIONAL (Model Dependent):
Up to 2,000lbs of external ordnance across three hardpoints (one underfuselage and two underwing).
Model 75I - Prototype Base Model derived from XP-37A airframe fitted with Allison 1,150hp V-1710-11 inline engine.
P-40 - United States Army Air Corps production version fitted with V-1710-33 powerplant.
Hawk 81-A1 - Export model for French use.
P-40B - Improved model featuring improved armor and armament with seal-sealing fuel tanks.
P-40C - Additional 2 x 12.7mm machine guns added to wings; improved seal-sealing fuel tanks.
P-40D - Fitted with V-1710-39 generating 1,150hp; increase performance at high altitude; improved supercharger.
P-40E - Only 4 x 12.7mm machine guns in wings.
P-40F - Improved supercharger.
P-40L - Similar to the P-40F with improved supercharger and 1,300hp Packard V-1650-1 (license-built 1,300hp Rolls-Royce Merlin) powerplant.
P-40K - Based on the P-40E model with V-1710-33 powerplant.
P-40M - Fitted with V-1710-71 powerplant.
P-40N - Fitted with V-1710-81 OR V1710-99 OR V1710-115 powerplants; improved performance capabilities; decreased overall weight.
Tomahawk Mk I - Export model for British use.
Tomahawk Mk IIA - British export model of the P-40B.
Tomahawk Mk IIIB - British export model of the P-40C.
Kittyhawk Mk I - British export version of the P-40D.
Kittyhawk Mk IA - British export version of the P-40E with 6 x 12.7mm machine guns in wings.
Kittyhawk Mk II - British export version based on the P-40L with 1,300hp Rolls-Royce Merlin engine.
Kittyhawk Mk III - British export version based on the P-40K.
Kittyhawk Mk IV - British export version based on the P-40N.
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