Boulton Paul P.107

The Boulton Paul P.107 was the company's last wartime design for a land based fighter. It was a two-seat long range escort fighter, powered by a Bristol Centaurus CE12SM engine.

The two crew would have sat back-to-back under a single all-round vision canopy. The engine powered contra rotating three blade propellers. The aircraft had twin fins and rudders at the end of its tailplane, and an inverted gull wing, similar to the Chance Vought Corsair.

The rear gunner had two remotely controlled 0.5in machine guns, with a range of movement from -3 to +45 degrees. The gun barrels were recessed into the fuselage in movement.

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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (4 April 2017), Boulton Paul P.107 , http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_boulton_paul_P107.html

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