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France's Hanriot NC-600 fighter

Design

The Hanriot NC-600 was of all metal construction.1

The Hanriot NC-600 project was abandoned after only two prototypes were constructed even though the aircraft was highly promising.1

Landing Gear

The landing gear on the NC-600 were retractable.1

Prototype

The NC-600 first flew in 1939.1 It was able to reach 337 mph at 16,400'.1

Production

  • Prototypes: 21
  • Hanriot NC-600:
  • Manufacturer: SNCAC1

Specifications

  Hanriot NC-6001
Type Fighter1
Crew 21
Engine (Type) 2: Gnome-Rhône MO/011
Cylinders Radial 141
Cooling Air1
Net HP 700 each1
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 41' 11"1
Length 28' 10"1
Height 10' 3"1
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 8,818 lb1
Performance  
Speed @ 16,400' 337 mph1
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling 26,250'1
Range 534 miles1
Armament 2: MG1
3: 20 mm1

Sources:

  1. World War II Airplanes Volume 1, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1976
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site