P-36A Hawk

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General info

P-36A Hawk in the Garage.

The P-36A Hawk is a Rank I American fighter with a battle rating of 1.7 (AB/SB) and 1.3 (RB). It was introduced in Update 1.31.

The main purpose, usage and tactics recommendations

General play style

This fighter is a formidable dogfighter. Turn and burn. You are not so strong so look around often.

Vehicle characteristics

Tactics

Specific enemies worth noting

Counter-tactics

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Good maneuverability
  • Good Speed
  • M2 50.cal can be used to some degree to hit ground targets.

Cons:

  • Will catch fire easily.
  • Not very powerful armament.
  • Runs out of ammo quickly.
  • Terrible roll rate.

Specifications

Armaments

Engine & mobility

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Engine

Name: Pratt & Whitney R-1830-17 14-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 918 hp (Stock), 1165 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 1092 hp (Stock), 1340 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 675 kg
Name: Pratt & Whitney R-1830-17 14-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 907 hp (Stock), 1025 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 1081 hp (Stock), 1199 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 675 kg
Name: Pratt & Whitney R-1830-17 14-cylinder radial
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 907 hp (Stock), 1025 hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 1081 hp (Stock), 1199 hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 675 kg

Stats

Stock
  • Max speed: 476 km/h
    • at height: 3,048 m
  • Max altitude: 10,058 m
  • Turn Time: 17.5 s
  • Rate of Climb: 4.4 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 168 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 534 km/h
    • at height: 3,048 m
  • Max altitude: 10,058 m
  • Turn Time: 17.1 s
  • Rate of Climb: 19.4 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 168 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 465 km/h
    • at height: 3,048 m
  • Max altitude: 10,058 m
  • Turn Time: 18.5 s
  • Rate of Climb: 6.9 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 168 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 504 km/h
    • at height: 3,048 m
  • Max altitude: 10,058 m
  • Turn Time: 17.3 s
  • Rate of Climb: 10.6 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 168 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 465 km/h
    • at height: 3,048 m
  • Max altitude: 10,058 m
  • Turn Time: 18.5 s
  • Rate of Climb: 6.9 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 168 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: 504 km/h
    • at height: 3,048 m
  • Max altitude: 10,058 m
  • Turn Time: 17.3 s
  • Rate of Climb: 10.6 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 168 m

Performance

Warning this is still in the test phase and is probably incorrect. Take information with a grain of salt (data taken from 1.55)



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0.26
0.52
0.78
1.04
1.3
Horsepower in 1000hp
Altitude in 1000m

Supercharger Stage #1: 100%

Supercharger Stage #1: WEP



Modules and improvements

Tier Flight performance Survivability Weaponry
I Fuselage repair, Radiator Offensive 7 mm
II Compressor Airframe New 7 mm MGs
III Wings repair, Engine Offensive 12 mm
IV Engine injection Cover New 12 mm MGs

Recommendation:

History of creation and combat usage

Screenshots and fan art

Skins and camouflages for the P-36A Hawk from live.warthunder.com

Additional information (links)

References


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Icon-country-usa.png P-36A Hawk
Nation USA
Manufacture Curtiss-Wright Corporation (U.S.)
Design Family P-36C Hawk (U.S.)
P-36G Hawk (U.S.)
H-75A-1 (France)
H-75A-4 (France)
Type Fighter
Fighting style Boom & Zoom

   Metric✓       Imperial   

   Metric       Imperial✓   

Characteristics
Empty Weight ~2056 kg
Empty Weight + fuel ~2500 kg
Takeoff Weight ~2649 kg
Wing Area ~22 m²
# Flap Positions 3
Number of Engines 1
Air Breaks no
Arrestor Gear no
Statistics
Power per Engine 1025 hp
WEP Duration infinite
top speed ~589.00 kph at 3048 m
Climb Rate ~10.60 m/s
Optimal climb velocity ~220.32 kph
Turn Time ~22.88 s
Wing loading (Empty) ~94.00 kg/m²
Characteristics
Empty Weight ~4533 lb
Empty Weight + fuel ~5512 lb
Takeoff Weight ~5840 lb
Wing Area ~236 ft²
# Flap Positions 3
Number of Engines 1
Air Breaks no
Arrestor Gear no
Statistics
Power per Engine 1025 hp
WEP Duration infinite
Top speed ~365.99 mph at 10000 m
Climb Rate 34.78 ft/s
Optimal climb velocity ~136.90 mph
Turn Time 22.88 s
Wing loading (Empty) ~19.25 lb/ft²
Main Weapons
1 x Browning 500 RPG
1 x M2 Browning 200 RPG
Limits
Max Speed limit 670 kph
Gear lmit 290 kph
Combat Flaps 520 kph
Max static +G's ~12
Max static -G's ~5
Optimal Velocities
Ailerons <290 kph
Rudder <380 kph
Elevators <460 kph
Radiator >250 kph
Limits
Max Speed limit 416 mph
Gear lmit 180 mph
Combat Flaps 323 mph
Max static +G's ~12
Max static -G's ~5
Optimal Velocities
Ailerons <180 mph
Rudder <236 mph
Elevators <286 mph
Radiator >155 mph
Manual Control
Mixer is not controllable
Pitch is controllable
no automatic pitch
Radiator (water) is controllable
Radiator (oil) is not controllable
Oil and water uses combined radiator control
Supercharger is not controllable
Turbocharger is not controllable
Compressor settings 1
Optimal Altitude
1981 m
6499 ft
100% Enginepower 1050 hp
WEP Enginepower 1229 hp
* Warning this is still in the test phase and can be incorrect. Take information with a grain of salt (data from 1.57 initial release)