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Hawker Typhoon Mk1B Specifications

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fighter/bomber
one
Sabre 11A
2,180 hp
4- 20 mm
eight
1,000 lbs.
8,800 lbs.
13,250 lbs.
31' 11"
41' 7"
330 mph
412 mph
2,650 fpm
35,200 feet
600 miles
2/24/40
1941






The Hawker Typhoon for sale was originally conceived as a bomber interceptor.  It went on to become one of the most effective World War Two fighter bomber aircraft of the RAF.

The Hawker Typhoon for sale originated with the desire of the British Air Ministry to utilize the powerful, new, Rolls Royce/Napier Sabre 2,000 hp engine in a fighter aircraft. Unfortunately, the engine was introduced prematurely and initially had a multitude of mechanical difficulties. The new aircraft did not have the high altitude performance and climb rate expected of an interceptor. However, at low altitudes, it was capable of 400 mph plus performance.

In addition to engine problems, initially the Hawker Typhoon had a fatal structural weakness causing the elevator to experience massive flutter when pulling out of a dive. Upgrades were made to the engine and fuselage and these problems were overcome, but not without some trade-offs.  Its rate of climb diminished, along with its high altitude performance.

The Hawker Typhoon gained popularity when, within days after being deployed, they downed four Luftwaffe fighter's which were making low level raids on Britain's south coast.  The aircraft's aggressive looks, enhanced by the radiator bulge beneath its propeller, endeared it to the British public.

Hawker Typhoon pilots appreciated the stability of the aircraft throughout its flight envelope. They found the aircraft among the best for putting its cannons on target.

The Hawker Typhoon for sale became more stable and responsive to control inputs as its speed increased. Its flaps extended landing speed, when fuel and ordnance were expended after a mission, was about 75 mph. Take off rotation speed, when fully loaded for a mission, was at about 110 mph.

Hawker Typhoon aircraft were successfully employed in night raids over France in November of 1942. After that success they were used during day light on raids of German air fields, highways, shipping, bridges, and railroads.

The Hawker Typhoon for sale was fitted with rockets in late 1943. It used these to advantage against German ground targets, particularly radar and communications facilities in France and the Low Countries in preparation for D-Day.

A total of 3,330 Hawker Typhoon aircraft of all types were produced through Nov. of 1945 when production ended.

Only a single Hawker Typhoon, still in its original form, survives to date.  It is on display at the RAF Museum.



Hawker Typhoon for sale - KMP.

Above is the Hawker Typhoon for sale from Kondor Model Products. Wingspan is 73 1/2" and length is 53". It features all fiberglass construction with a built up wing. KMP recommends powering it with engines from 1.20 to 1.40. All up weight should be between 12 and 14 lbs.

Wowplanes has a Hawker Typhoon for sale that comes as a kit. It is a foamy with a 62 1/2" wingspan and weight of about 8 1/2 lbs. You can power it with .40 to .60 2C engines or equivalent electric motors.

Tony Nijhuis Designs has plans and a short kit of the Hawker Typhoon for sale. Its wingspan is 61" and length 48 1/2". Construction materials are balsa and plywood. It needs a .61 two stroke engine or a 4-Max motor for power. Weight is around 7 lbs.

The first picture below is the Hawker Typhoon for sale scratch built by Ivor of RC Groups. It has a 63" wingspan and is made from Depron foam. Powering it is a AXI 2814/12 motor. It weighs about 43 oz.

The next picture is of the Hawker Typhoon for sale built by Ron Daniels. It has a 46" wingspan and can be powered by 05 size outrunner motors. Weight is around 2.7 lbs. We understand that it may be offered for sale in kit form.

Galaxy Models has a Hawker Typhoon for sale. It has a wingspan of 44". Galaxy recommends .25 - .36 engines for power. Alternative power can come from a Speed 700 type motor. All up weight is around 63 oz.

The third picture below is of the Kit Cutters Hawker Typhoon for sale from Nexus plans. It has a 32" wingspan.

The final picture on this page is of the nice looking Hawker Typhoon for sale by Jim Pirozek of Michigan. We do not have any details about it. If you can supply specifications or any additional details about Jim's rc airplane, we would appreciate hearing from you.

Cleveland Model and Supply has plans for the Hawker Typhoon for sale with a 36" wingspan.

If you have built a Hawker Typhoon or can recommend one, please email us.



Hawker Typhoon For Sale - Ivor.


Hawker Typhoon For Sale - Daniels.


Hawker Typhoon For Sale - Nexus Plans.


Hawker Typhoon For Sale - Pirozek.