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Author Topic: Glide ratio of a P-40  (Read 4191 times)
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« on: January 28, 2013, 02:44:51 PM »

I understand that pilots have to be familiar with how their aircraft might glide in the event of engine failure.  Does anyone know what the glide ratio is for a P-40 Warhawk?
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2013, 10:13:11 PM »

According to the Pilot Training Manual for the P-40, with power off it's approximately 4.5 feet forward to 1 foot down at a speed of 150 mph, with wheels and flaps up and no overload.

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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2020, 12:39:08 AM »

That's pretty good compared to the F-4.
I had a friend that flew F-4 and he said that plane glide ratio is 1 to 1!  It's almost a rock.
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