Curtiss P-6 Hawk

Fighter Biplane

Curtiss P-6E Hawk US Army Air Corps (USAAC) 32-261 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Curtiss P-6 Hawk is a single-engine single-seat fighter biplane aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company, later Curtiss-Wright Airplane Company.
The Curtiss P-6 is a development of the Curtiss P-1.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelCurtiss V-1570-23 Conqueror
Engine Power522 kW700 hp
Speed311 km/h168 kts
  193 mph
Service Ceiling7.285 m23.900 ft
Range772 km417 NM
480 mi.
Empty Weight1.225 kg2.700 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.559 kg3.437 lbs
Wing Span9,60 m31 ft 6 in
Wing Area23,4 m252 ft
Length7,06 m23 ft 2 in
Height2,72 m8 ft 11 in
First Flight1927
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 70
Developed fromCurtiss P-1 Hawk
Data for (Version)Curtiss P-6E Hawk
VariantsCurtiss P-6A, P-6D, P-6E, P6-S, P-11

[Photo-ID: 5473] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Curtiss P-6E Hawk, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) , 32-261, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2012Curtiss
P-6E Hawk
United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Reg.: 32-261
 
displayed as 32-240, last surviving P-6E Hawk
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 12293] Karsten Palt 2016-04-10
Curtiss P-6E Hawk, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) , NX606PE, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Curtiss
P-6E Hawk
United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Reg.: NX606PE
 
Replica, including an original wing
EAA AirVenture Museum [Oshkosh, WI]
[Photo-ID: 12294] Karsten Palt 2016-04-10
Curtiss P-6E Hawk, United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) , NX606PE, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Curtiss
P-6E Hawk
United States Army Air Corps (USAAC)
Reg.: NX606PE
 
Replica, including an original wing
EAA AirVenture Museum [Oshkosh, WI]