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United States' Vultee P-66 Vanguard fighter

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Vultee P-66 Vanguard fighter:
United States' Vultee P-66 Vanguard fighter
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Vultee P-66 Vanguard fighter:
United States' Vultee P-66 Vanguard fighter
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Vultee P-66 Vanguard was originally ordered by Sweden but the shipment was confiscated and most of the aircraft ended up in China.1

Specifications

  Vultee P-66 Vanguard
Type Fighter1
Crew  
Engine (Type) Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp1
Cylinders Radial1
Cooling  
HP 1,2001
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 36'1
Length 28'1
Height 9' 5"1
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Normal load 6,000 lb1
Performance  
Speed 300 mph1
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 1,200 miles1
Armament 10: MG1

Sources:

  1. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site