Hawker Fury (I / II)
United Kingdom (1931)
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The Hawker Fury I and II were a vital part of the British air defense effort during the inter-war years.
Detailing the development and operational history of the Hawker Fury (I / II) Biplane Fighter Aircraft. Entry last updated on 6/10/2016. Authored by Staff Writer. Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com
To that end, the Fury was released to much fanfare. Pilots reveled in her responsive controls and seemingly instinctive reaction times. The aircraft proved so aggressive that many an acrobatic air team utilized the speedy airframe in shows across the country. With the advent of the Fury II, the system now gained even more improved performance in the way of rate of climb and overall speed - this at the expense of decreased range due to increased fuel consumption of the new powerplant.
Armed with twin-synchronized forward-firing fixed machine guns, the Fury II was a sort of throw-back to the days of World War One while acting as a symbolic ambassador to the coming World War Two. With the arrival of the Hurricane and the Gladiator models, the Fury II's were relegated to service as trainer aircraft. Export customers continued to utilize the Fury II years later and were seen with an assortment of powerplants from various manufacturers.
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Relative Maximum Speed Rating
This entry's maximum listed speed (223mph).
Graph average of 225 miles-per-hour.
Graph showcases the Hawker Fury II's operational range (on internal fuel) when compared to distances between major cities.