- Navy / Maritime
- X-Plane / Developmental
218.67 ft (66.65 m)
320.01 ft (97.54 m)
79.33 ft (24.18 m)
8 x Pratt & Whitney 28-cylinder R-4360 propeller engines developing 3,000 horsepower each.
199 mph (320 kph; 173 kts)
20,899 feet (6,370 m; 3.96 miles)
2,983 miles (4,800 km; 2,592 nm)
1,000 ft/min (305 m/min)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Hughes H-4 Hercules production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Hughes H-4 Hercules production model)
Values are derrived from a variety of categories related to the design, overall function, and historical influence of this aircraft in aviation history.
The overall rating takes into account over 60 individual factors related to this aircraft entry. The rating is out of a possible 100.
This entry's maximum listed speed (199mph).
Graph average of 150 miles-per-hour.
Hughes H-4 Hercules operational range when compared to distances between major cities.
Showcasing era cross-over of this aircraft design.
Comm. Market HI*: 44,000 units
Military Market HI**: 36,183 units
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