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Hawker Fury / Sea Fury. A photo. Characteristics.
Hawker Fury / Sea Fury. A photo. Characteristics.

Hawker Fury / Sea Fury. A photo. Characteristics.

United Kingdom

A type: Single-engine piston land and carrier-based fighter-bomber and a double training aircraft

CrewOne pilot or pilots are two arranged one behind the other

The last word in the design of single-engine piston British fighter - plane "Fury» (Fury - Fury) Company"Hawker" can trace their ancestry from the capture in June of the year 1942 "Focke-Wulf" airworthy aircraft of the Fw 190. Beforethe appearance of the British aircraft designers considered radial engine air cooling as the worst for moreCompared with the inline engines with liquid cooling. Nevertheless, the characteristics obtained in a compact engine 810DCompany BMW, installed on the aircraft Fw 190, dispelled these assumptions led to the technical requirements F.6 / 42, releasedMinistry of Aviation on «Light Tempest» (The light storm).

Using the "Tempest" console airplane wing (Tempest) without a center section and newfuselage monocoque type, Sir Sydney Camm designed a fighter, called "Fury", and set on it radial engine"Tsentraurus» (Centaurus), which debuted on the plane "Tempest» II. Air Fleet also showed great interest in the newfighter of "Hawker" and BaultOn Paul developed naval modification for aircraft carriers. Large orders of the RoyalAir Force eventually were canceled on the eve of Victory Day in Europe, and has been collected only 65 aircraft "Fury" for Iraq, Egypt and Pakistan. TOFortunately, the Air Force fleet remained interested in the modification of "Sea Fury» (Sea Fury) and purchased the aircraft the F 50 10 and 615 aircraftFB 11.

In addition, the "Sea Fury" aircraft were sold for export to Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, West Germany, Burma and Cuba.FB 11 Aircraft participated actively in hostilities in Korea in the ranks of the British, Australian and Canadian navies, and although almostall aircraft "Sea Fury" were withdrawn from combat operation by the end of 1950-ies, Pakistani aircraft "Fury" remainedService to 1973 years.

Basic data


  • Length: 10,56 m
  • Wingspan: 11,69 m
  • Height: 4,81 m

Weight (for modification FB 11 «Sea Fury"):

  • BLANK: 4090 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 5669 kg

Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 740 km / h
  • Range: 1223 km inlandfuel reserve

Power point: "Centaurus" 15 or 18 company "Bristol"

Power: 2470 l. from. (1841 kW) and 2550 l. from. (1901 kW)

Date of first flight:

  • 1 September 1944 years

The surviving airworthymodifications: "Fury» FB 10, Sea Fury FB11, FB 50, T 20S and TT 20