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 fighters is the Fury aircraft (Fury) company Hawker can trace its lineage to the capture of the Focke-Wulf Fw 1942 aircraft in June 190. Before the appearance of this aircraft, the British designers considered the star-shaped air-cooled engines as the worst compared with in-line liquid cooling engines. Nevertheless, the characteristics obtained on a compact engine 810D company BMW, installed on the aircraft Fw 190, dispelled these assumptions and led to the Technical Requirements F.6 / 42, released Ministry of Aviation on «Light Tempest» (The light storm).

Using the console wing of the aircraft "Tempest» (Tempest) without a center section and a new monocoque-type fuselage, sir Sydney Kamm designed a fighter called the Fury and installed a star-shaped engine on it Centaurus (Centaurus), which debuted on Tempest II. The air force of the fleet also showed great interest in the new fighter company "Hawker", and Boulton Paul developed a naval modification for aircraft carriers. Large orders of the Royal The air force was eventually canceled on the eve of Victory Day in Europe, and only 65 Fury aircraft were assembled for Iraq, Egypt and Pakistan. TO Fortunately, the Fleet Air Force remained interested in modifying Sea Fury and acquired the 50 F 10 and 615 aircraft FB 11.

In addition, the Sea Fury aircraft were sold for export to Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, West Germany, Burma and Cuba. Aircraft FB 11 actively participated in the fighting in Korea in the ranks of the British, Australian and Canadian fleets, and, although almost All Sea Fury aircraft were withdrawn from service by the end of the 1950, Pakistan’s Fury aircraft remained at Service to 1973 years.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
  • Flight range: 1223 km inland fuel 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

Surviving airworthiness modifications: Fury FB 10, Sea Fury FB 11, FB 50, T 20S and TT 20