Hawker Hurricane

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Hawker Hurricane RC Plane

Materials: XPS foam 5mm 1050x500 (or Depron 3mm, 6mm) + Balsa wood 4x4,4x8 mm, aircraft plywood 2mm, UHU Por glue
Wingspan: 1040mm (41")
Length: 835mm
Flying Weight: 435g
Motor: MF2405-1300KV (28g)
Propeller: 1047, 1147 or 1080
Receiver: FrSky S6R (12g)
ESC: VGood 20A (17g)
Servos:EMAX ES08D II (9g) x 4
LiHV battery: 1100mah 2S 7.6V
Wheels Retractable Landing Gear (25g)
Wheels 2"
Carbon Strips: 0.5mm x 3mm
Carbon Rods: 1mm
Nylon Control Horn with Clevis (0,52+0,34g):
Control Horn (0,5g)
Transparent plastic screws 4x16
P.S. Wing can be glued to the fuselage without screw

Plans (templates)

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Hawker Hurricane RC Plane plans

Hawker Hurricane

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How to make (build video)

Flights

The Hawker Hurricane aircraft was developed in accordance with the terms of reference announced by the Ministry of Aviation to build a fighter jet with a new Rolls-Royce PV-12 engine. The project, led by Sidney Camm, started in early 1933. Rolls-Royce constantly improved its Merlin engine and began production at the beginning of the war in 1940. latest model Merlin XX. The new power unit was equipped with a two-stage turbocharger, allowing the pilot to change the rotational speed depending on the flight altitude. On ceilings above 6,000 meters, the compressor should be set for high rpm and full boost ("FS ratio" - Full Supercharge), and on lower ceilings, for slower rpm of medium boost ("MS ratio" - Moderate Supercharge), thanks for controlling which less engine power was required. Thanks to this solution, the parameters of the aircraft on each ceiling have been significantly improved, which made it possible to achieve an instantaneous engine power of 1280 hp. (954 kW). As production of the Spitfires grew, it was decided to install the Merlin XX engine on the Hawker Hurricane as well. The vehicle first flew on 11 June 1940 and entered service in August as the Hawker Hurricane Mk II, later known as the Mk IIA, Series 1.

Hawker has conducted research to improve small arms by introducing cannons. The first attempts included the installation of two 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns in gondolas under the wings, but this decision was abandoned due to insufficient capacity of drum magazines. Another attempt? This was undertaken by installing four 20mm Hispano Mk II cannons, two per wing, but the weight of such an installation significantly reduced the parameters of the aircraft. Only after the appearance of the Merlin XX engine, providing adequate performance on four guns, it became possible to maintain production of the Huricane and introduce a new version of the machine, designated Hurricane Mark IIA Series 2, armed with either four Hispano guns or twelve Browning guns. machine guns. In addition, a new propeller with slightly better parameters was used. In April 1941, the Mark MB version was built, and in June, the Mark IIC with a slightly modified wing. Aircraft of this type could carry 113 kg of tubes, 226 kg of bombs, and later also the installation of an additional fuel tank. The use of machines, which were supposed to perform the tasks of fighter-bombers, also changed, which is why they were sometimes called Hurribomber.

The Hurricane Mk II aircraft, used for air support, fighting tanks, in conditions when bombing was almost impossible, turned out to be too poorly armed. The solution was two 40mm cannons and two Browning machine guns used to mark the guns. For the first time, such a weapon configuration was tested on the upgraded Mk I IB machine on its maiden flight on September 18, 1941. On this basis, at the beginning of 1942, the Hawker Hurricane Mk IID aircraft was built, additionally equipped with cockpit armor, a radiator and an engine. They were armed with Rolls-Royce cannons with 12 rounds of ammunition, which were soon converted to Vickers S cannons with 15 rounds. Soon, another modification of the wings was presented, that is, a new version of the aircraft with these wings, initially as the Hurricane Mk IIE, but after the delivery of the first 250 aircraft, due to a large amount of changes, the designation was changed to Hawker Hurricane Mk IV.

Hawker Hurricane Mk.II


History:
The Hurricane aircraft was developed in response to the specification announced by the Ministry of Aviation regarding the design of a fighter powered by the new Rolls-Royce PV-12 engine. The project, led by Sidney Camm, began in early 1934. Opinions on the structure of the aircraft were divided due to the use of the traditional technique of riveting as in the construction of biplanes, not welding, and the fact that the fuselage and wings were covered with cloth. From January 1939, however, aluminum sheet coating was used, but a similar Supermarine Spitfire was considered a much more modern structure today, having an all-metal structure, lighter and stronger than that used in the Hurricane, although less resistant to bullet damage.

Despite the advantage of the Spitfire, it was the Hurricane that was put into production in 1936 due to its simpler design, the possibility of immediate production and easier handling by ground personnel. Although production of Spitfires was increasing, it was decided to install the Merlin XX engine on the Hurricane as well. The machine was first flown on June 11, 1940, and entered service in August under the name Hurricane Mk II, later known as the Mark IIASeries 1. The Hawker company conducted research on improving small arms by introducing cannons. The first attempts involved the installation of two 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns in nacelles under the wings, but due to the insufficient capacity of the drum magazines, this solution was abandoned. Another attempt was made by mounting four 20mm Hispano Mk II cannons, two under each wing, but the weight of such a set significantly reduced the parameters of the aircraft. It was not until the introduction of the Merlin XX engine providing adequate performance with four guns that it was possible to maintain Huricane production and introduce a new version of the machine, designated 'Hurricane Mark IIA Series 2, armed with either four Hispano guns or twelve Browning machine guns. In addition, a new propeller with slightly better parameters was used. In April 1941, the Mark IIB version was built, and in June, the Mark IIC with slightly modified wings. Aircraft of this type were capable of carrying 113 kg or 226 kg of bombs, and later also the attachment of an additional fuel tank. The use of machines designed to perform fighter-bomber tasks also changed, which is why they were sometimes called Hurribomber.

Hawker Hurricane technical details:

Drive Mk I: Rolls-Royce Merlin Mk II

Mk II: Rolls-Royce Merlin XX or XXII

Mk IV: Rolls-Royce Merlin Mk 24 or 27 Mk II power: 1030 hp

Wingspan: 12.20 m

Length: 9.83 m

Height: 3.98 m

Unladen weight: 2560 kg

Takeoff weight: 3740 kg.

Max speed: 526 km / h

Putap: 10 100 m

Range: 752 km