Loire 46

The Loire 46 was a French single-seater fighter aircraft of the 1930s. A high-winged monoplane designed and built by Loire Aviation, it was purchased by the French Air Force. It was also supplied to the Spanish Republican forces during the Spanish Civil War, but was almost out of service by the outbreak of World War II.

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Specifications (Loire 46)
... General characteristics Crew 1 Length 7.88 m (25 ft 10¼ in) Wingspan 11.83 m (38 ft 9¾ in) Height 4.13 m (13 ft 6⅝ in) Wing area 19.50 m² (209.9 sq ft) Empty weight 1,450 kg (3,197 lb) Loaded weight 2,100 kg (4,630 lb) Powerplant 1 × Gnome-Rhône 14Kfs 14-cylinder, air-cooled radial piston engine, 694 kW (930 hp) Performance Maximum speed 370 km/h (200 knots, 230 mph) Range 750 km (466 miles) Service ceiling 11,750 m (38,550 ft) Rate of climb 12.09 meters per second (2,411.76 feet per minute) Climb to 3,000 m (9,840 ft) 3.3 min Armament Guns 4× fixed forward-firing 7.5 mm (0.295 inch) MAC 1934 machine guns mounted in the wings. ...