Supermarine S.24/37 Aircraft



Production Details

Design Company:

Supermarine Aviation Works (Vickers) Ltd

First Flight:

February 1943

Type 322 S.24/37:

2 - Supermarine

Type Specification

Applies to:

Supermarine Type 322 S.24/37

Type:

Experimental naval torpedo dive bomber reconnaissance aeroplane

Wing:

High wing cantilever variable incidence monoplane. Wing mainly of wooden construction with metal forward spar

Fuselage:

Fuselage aft of firewall constructed of plywood glued to primary structure of spruce longerons and wooden frames

Tail Unit:

Cantilever monoplane type, mainly wooden construction

Landing Gear:

Fixed tricycle undercarriage

Power Plant:

One 1,300 hp Rolls-Royce Merlin 30

Accommodation:

Crew of three

Armament:

One 18 in torpedo of 1,500 lb or six 500 lb bombs. One Browning machine gun in wing and one Vickers or Browning in the rear cockpit

Dimensions

Span:

50 ft

Length:

40 ft

Height:

14 ft 2 in

Wing Area:

319.5 sq ft

Weights

Empty:

9,175 lb

Loaded:

12,000 lb

Performance

Max Speed:

279 mph

Max Range:

825 miles

Preserved in British Museums

None known

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