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Fairey Swordfish Specification Sheet

Type

Fairey Swordfish landplane; Two / three seat torpedo-bomber-reconnaissance biplane


Crew

Pilot, observer / gunner


Power Plant

2 x Bristol Pegasus X 1,055 hp radial piston engines

Armament  

One 0.303 machine gun in top deck of fuselage and one 0.303 machine gun at rear cockpit. One torpedo on crutches under fuselage

Wing Span

45 ft 6 in

Height

 12 ft 4 in

Length

35 ft 8 in

Weight Empty

4,195 lb

All Up Weight

 7,720 lbs

Max Speed

154 mph

Range

1.030 Miles

Climb rate

850 ft/min

Max Ceiling

10.700 ft

Description

Two bay unequal span staggered biplane, metal wing structure covered with fabric. A rectangular steel-tube structure, faired to an oval section and covered forward with metal panels and aft with fabric. Monoplane tail. Metal framework with fabric covering


source: The British Aircraft Directory