Fairey Firefly AS.5/AS.6

Fairey Firefly AS.5/AS.6
Type
Carrier-borne fighter anti-submarine and reconnaissance aircraft
Manufacturer
Fairey Aviation Co Ltd, Middlesex, UK
Number Ordered
108
First Delivered
May 1949
Last Delivered
August 1953
Length
27 feet 11 inches
Height
14 feet 4 inches
Weights 9,649
Dimensions Wing Span: 41 ft 2 in
Speed 386 mph
Range
6.5 hours
Crew
2
Engines One 2,259hp Rolls Royce Griffon 74
Performance
  • Initial Rate of Climb: 6 mins 50 secs to 10,000 ft
  • Ceiling: 28, 400 ft
Armament
Guns: 4 x 20 mm cannon (AS.5), 250lb depth charges, Bombs: 2 x 1,000 lb bombs or 16 x 60 lb rockets
Ships embarked in