Arsenal VG 34 / 35 / 36

1940

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Arsenal VG 34 / 35 / 36

Progressive developments of the VG 33 under test in 1940 included the VG 34, flown on 20 January 1940 with a 910hp Hispano-Suiza 12Y45 engine, and the VG 35 with a 1000hp Hispano-Suiza 12Y51 which flew on 25 February 1940. The former attained a maximum speed of 575km/h at 6200m during tests, and the airframes and armament of both the VG 34 and VG 35 were identical to those of the VG 33. A third development, the VG 36 flown on 14 May 1940, had a similar 1000hp HS12Y51 to that of the VG 35, but embodied some redesign of the rear fuselage into which a shallower, wider radiator bath was faired. Armament of the VG 36 comprised one 20mm HS 404 cannon and four 7.5mm MAC 1934 M39 machine guns.

Specification 
 MODELVG 36
 DIMENSIONS
  Wingspan10.80 m35 ft 5 in
  Length8.10 m27 ft 7 in
  Height3.31 m11 ft 10 in
  Wing area14.00 m2150.69 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
  Max. speed590 km/h367 mph
  Ceiling7000 m22950 ft
  Range1100 km684 miles

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Josh Walker, e-mail, 04.12.2009 21:58

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