Gloster Gladiator 

Sea Gladiator

Gladiator

 

 Top image shows one of the 30 Sea Gladiator Finland bought, early 1940. The other three images shows planes from the Swedish voluntary force in Finland.

 

Type

 Fighter

Armament

 3 x 0303in 7,7mm Vickers
1 x 0303in 7,7mm Lewis
(4 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning)

Engine

 Mk I - Bristol Mercury IX/IXS 9cyl 840hp
Mk II - Bristol Mercury VIIIA 9cyl 840hp

Weight

 Empty 1.565kg - Max take-off 2.155kg

Crew

 1

Speed

 407km/h

Year of construction

 June 1936 - April 1940

Quantity

30

User

 UK Belgium China Egypt Finland Greece Iraq Lattvia Lithuania Norway Portugal South Africa and Sweden

Manufacturer

 Gloster Aircraft Company