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United States' Seversky P-35 fighter

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Seversky 2-PAL fighter:
United States' Seversky 2-PAL fighter
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
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United States' Seversky 2-PAL fighter
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United States' Seversky 200, Type 98 fighter
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Seversky 200, Type 98 fighter:
United States' Seversky 200, Type 98 fighter
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Design

Alexander Kartvell was the designer of the P-35. The design work started in 1936.

The Italian Reggiane Re.2000 was inspired by the P-35.

Production

  • Seversky P-35: 77
  • EP-106: 100
  • Manufacturer: Republic Aviation Corporation

Variants

  • Seversky P-35:
  • Seversky P-35A: The remaining 60 of Sweden's order was renamed.
  • EP-106: Built for Sweden.
  • 2-PAL: Soviet Union's licensed built version.
  • J-9: Swedish designation.

Usage

Sweden purchased 100 Seversky P-35s and only 40 delivered.

Philippines

The Seversky P-35As were used in the Philippines in December 1941 against the Japanese.

Specifications

  Seversky P-35
Type Fighter
Crew 1
Engine (Type) Pratt & Whitney R-1830-9 Twin Wasp
Cylinders Radial 14
Cooling Air
HP 950
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 36'
Length 26' 10"
Height 9' 9"
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 6,235 lb
Performance  
Speed  
Speed @ 10,000' 281 mph
Climb  
Service ceiling 30,600'
Range 1,150 miles
Armament 2: MG
Bombs 300 lb
  Seversky 2-PAL
Type Fighter
Crew 2
Engine (Type) Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp
Cylinders Radial
Cooling Air
HP 950
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 36'
Length 26' 10"
Height 9' 9"
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 6,000 lb
Performance  
Speed 315 mph
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range  
Armament 2: MG
Cockpit rear 1: MG
  Seversky 200
Seversky Type 98
Type Fighter
Crew  
Engine (Type)  
Cylinders Radial
Cooling Air
HP 950
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 36'
Length 26' 10"
Height 9' 9"
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 6,000 lb
Performance  
Speed 315 mph
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 675 miles
Armament 2: MG
Cockpit rear 1: MG

Sources:

  1. World War II Airplanes Volume 2, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1976
  2. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
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