Curtiss P-40 Warhawk Performance Figures

Performance Figures

Stat

P-40-CU

P-40B

P-40C

P-40D

E

Engine

Allison V-1710-33

-33

-33

-39

Allison V-1710-39

Power

1090

1090

1090

1,150

1,150

Max speed

357 mph at 15,000

352 mph at 15,000 ft

345 mph

350 mph at 15,000

366 mph at 15,000

Cruise

277 mph

273 mph

273 mph

298 mph

308 mph

Climb

5.3 mins to 15,000

2,860 ft per minute

2,650 ft per min.

2580 ft per minute

2,050 ft per minute

Ceiling

32,750 ft

32,000 ft

 

30,600 ft

29,000 ft

Arms

2x.30 machine guns plus 2x.50 machine guns

2x.50 plus 4x.30

2x.50 plus 4x.30

4 or 6 .50 machine guns

6x.50 machine guns

 


Stat

F

K

L

M

N-1

Engine

Merlin V-1650-1

Allison V-1710-73

Merlin V-1650-1

Allison V-1710-81

Allison V-1710-81

Power

1,300

1,325

1,300

1200

1360 hp

Max speed

364 mph at 20,000

370 mph at 20,000

370 mph at 20,000

360 mph at 20,000

378 mph at 10,500 ft

Cruise

300 mph

290 mph

250 mph

290 mph

 

Climb

3,250 ft per minute

2,000 ft per minute

3,300 ft per minute

2,050 ft per minute

6m49sec to 15,000 feet

Ceiling

34,400 ft

28,800 ft

36,000 ft

30,000 ft

38,000 ft

Arms

6x.50 machine guns

6x .50

4x .50

6x.50 machine guns

4x .50

Production Figures

Model Production Hawk
XP-40 1 81
P-40  199 81
P-40B 131 81A-2
P-40C  193 81A-3
P-40D  22 87A-2
P-40E  2320 87A-3 (1500 to RAF)
XP-40F 1 87D
P-40F  3631  
P-40G 1  
P-40K 1300  
P-40L 700  
P-40M 600 595 of these go to RAF
P-40N 5219 87W
Total 14318  

140 81s to British
110 81A-2s to British
930 81A-3s to British (100 to China and 195 to Russia from this batch)
20 87A-2s to British
1,500 87A-3s to British
21 P-40Ks to British

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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (12 June 2007), Curtiss P-40 Warhawk Performance Figures, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_P-40_stats.html

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