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Curtiss Hawk III / BF2C-1 Goshawk (Model 67A)
Technical Information

Background
The F11C-2 Goshawk was produced in two export versions as the Hawk I and Hawk II fighters. Essentially a modified XF11C-2, the Hawk II was fitted with a Wright R-1820F-3 Cyclone rated at 710 hp at 1,676 m and 356 litres of fuel while the Hawk I had 189 litres of internal fuel. Both versions carried the same armament as the production F11C-2.

Production
Export version of BF2C-1 Goshawk (Model 67A) with an 770 hp (574 kW) R-1820-F53 engine sold to Argentina, China, Thailand and Turkey, 137 built.

Technical Details
Crew  One (pilot)
Engine 1× Wright R-1820-78 Cyclone radial, 700 hp (522 kW)
Span  31 ft 6 in (9.6 m)
Length  22 ft 7 in (6.88 m)
Height  9 ft 8.625 in (2.96 m)
Maximum Speed  202 mph (325 km/h)
Range  ?
Armament  2× 30 caliber machine guns in the forward fuselage
Bombload  215 kg bomb on an under-fuselage hardpoint or two 53 kg bombs carried one under each lower wing
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