Hobby - Curtiss P40 Kittyhawk
 
General Information
Specific Information
Ceiling in Feet
30000
Aileron
18.3 sq ft Total including 4.24 sq ft balance
Cost $45,000.00 Aileron
18-3/4" up 10-3/4 down
Fire power 6 x .303-caliber
Aileron AFT of hinge
7.03 sq ft
Fuselage
31' 8-23/32"
Aileron forward of hinge
2.12 sq ft
Height
12' 4" Aileron movement
B/C/G - 18.8 UP 10.7 DN
Landing angle
13-1/4°
Aileron movement
B/C/G - 9° UP 5°DN
Length
31' 8" (76") (95")
Elevator
30° up 30° down
MAC length
81.6" Location from leading edge of wing
2.2"
Elevator (Tab trim only)
3° up 26° down
Manufacturer
Curtiss Wright Aircraft
Elevator area
17.44 sq ft Including balance & tab
Designed by
Donovan Berlin
Elevator tab
1.68 sq ft
Model No.
H-87A-3
Fin area total
7 sq ft
Nickname
Kittyhawk I
Flap area total
34.8 sq ft
Note
All movements ± 2°
Flap deflection max
0° Up 45° down
Power/mass
0.14 hp/lb
Horizontal tail area total
48.3 sq ft
Power plant
Alison V-1710-38
Rudder
30° Right 30° left
Propeller diameter
11' Rudder (Tab trim only)
20° Right 20° left
Propeller normal Clearance considering extreme blade setting
10" Rudder area total
13.74 sq ft
Range
650 miles
Rudder balance
1.94 sq ft
Rate of climb
??FPM
Rudder tab
0.55 sq ft
Speed cruise
296 mph @ 5000 ft
Stab incidence
Speed top
362 mph @ 5000 ft
Stabilizer area fuselage
3.56 sq ft
Tire front
30" x 8 ply smooth contour
Stabilizer area total
30.86 sq ft Including fuselage
Tire fear
12-1/2" Vertical fin offset
1.5° left
Weight empty
5862 lbs
Vertical tail area total
20.74 sq ft
Weight gross
8083 lbs
Wing area
236 sq ft tatal including ailerons & fuselage
Weight usefull load
2221 lbs
Wing dihedral at leading edge of wing
Wheel thread
8' 2-1/2" (19.7")(24.625")
Wing incidence (root/tip)
1° Relative to Thrust line
Wingspan
37' 3-1/2" (89.5") (111.875")
Wing Leading edge located below Thrust line
24.578"
    Wing trailing edge located below thrust line
26.468"
    Wing loading
35.1 lb/ft2
    Wing root airfoil
2215 naca - 106.75"
    Wing tip airfoil
2209 naca -- 53.00"
    Root Cord 78.166' aprox
    Tip Cord 34.9166' aprox
    Sweep Distance 39.75' aprox
    Half Span 164'