Hawker Typhoon

Fighter / Fighter Bomber

Hawker Typhoon Mk.IB Royal Air Force MN235 153219 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Hawker Typhoon is a single-engine single-seat fighter and fighter bomber aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Hawker Siddeley Aircraft Ltd.. The Typhoon was operated by the Royal Air Force, the Royal Canadian Air Force and the Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelNapier Sabre IIA
Engine Power1626 kW2180 hp
Speed652 km/h352 kts
  405 mph
Service Ceiling10.363 m34.000 ft
Range820 km443 NM
510 mi.
Empty Weight3.992 kg8.800 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight5.171 kg11.400 lbs
Wing Span12,67 m41 ft 7 in
Wing Area25,9 m279 ft
Length9,74 m31 ft 11 in
Height4,67 m15 ft 4 in
First Flight24.02.1940
Production Statusout of production
Total Production3330
Data for (Version)Hawker Typhoon Mk IB

[Photo-ID: 1257] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Hawker Typhoon Mk.IB, Royal Air Force, MN235, c/n 153219, Karsten Palt, 2008Hawker
Typhoon Mk.IB
Royal Air Force
Reg.: MN235
c/n: 153219
worlds only surviving, ex USAAF Experimental Aircraft
Royal Air Force Museum [London-Hendon]