Boeing Model 15 / PW-9 / FB

Fighter Biplane

Boeing FB-5 Hawk, United States Marine Corps, A7114/6F4, c/n 820 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Boeing Model 15 (PW-9 / FB Hawk) is a single-engine single-seat fighter biplane aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Boeing Airplane Company.
US Army desigation is PW-9, US Navy desigation FB-1 and FB-5 (Hawk).
Crew1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelCurtiss D-12
Engine Power324 kW434 hp
max. Cruise Speed228 km/h123 kts
  142 mph
Speed256 km/h138 kts
  159 mph
Service Ceiling5.768 m18.925 ft
Rate of climb440 m/min1445 ft/min
Range628 km339 NM
390 mi.
Empty Weight878 kg1.936 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.415 kg3.120 lbs
Wing Span9,75 m31 ft 12 in
Wing Area24,1 m259 ft
Length7,14 m23 ft 5 in
Height2,40 m7 ft 10 in
First Flight02.06.1923
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1923-1928
Total Production157
Data for (Version)Boeing PW-9
VariantsPW-9, PW-9A, PW-9C, PW-9D, FB-1, FB-5

[Photo-ID: 10233] Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Boeing FB-5 Hawk, United States Marine Corps (USMC), A7114, c/n 820, Karsten Palt, 2014Boeing
FB-5 Hawk
United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Reg.: A7114
c/n: 820
 
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 6078] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Boeing FB-5 Hawk, United States Navy, A-7126, c/n 832, Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing
FB-5 Hawk
United States Navy
Reg.: A-7126
c/n: 832
 
Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6077] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Boeing FB-5 Hawk, United States Navy, A-7126, c/n 832, Karsten Palt, 2012Boeing
FB-5 Hawk
United States Navy
Reg.: A-7126
c/n: 832
 
Planes of Fame Aircraft Museum [Chino, CA]