Gladiator, Fiat Cr.42, I-15, Avia B-534, which is best?

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Which was the better Biplane fighter?

Poll closed Oct 19, 2010.
  1. Gloster Gladiator

    12 vote(s)
    36.4%
  2. Fiat Cr.42

    12 vote(s)
    36.4%
  3. Avia B-534

    2 vote(s)
    6.1%
  4. I-15

    7 vote(s)
    21.2%
  1. B-17engineer

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    #1 B-17engineer, Oct 19, 2009
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2009
    Hi. I know we have the Gladiator vs Cr. 42 and I though I'd expand that to two other biplanes.

    Avia B-534 (Yes I know there were few of them 445 as memory serves just want to know how good it was compared to other better know planes)

    Type:____________Fighter
    Span:____________9.4 m
    Lenght:__________8.1 m
    Engine:__________Avia built Hispano-Suiza 12Ydrs / 830 hsp.
    Max speed:_______380 km/h
    Service ceiling:_10500 m
    Range:___________600 km
    Armament:________4x7.92 mm Mk.30 machine guns

    Cr.42

    Type:__________Fighter and Reconnaissance
    Span:__________9.7 m
    Length:________8.25 m
    Engine:________Fiat A.74 RC 38 / 840 hsp
    Max speed:_____430 km/h
    Max ceiling:___10200 m
    Range:_________775 km
    Armament:______2x12.7 mm machine guns + 200 kg of bombs

    Gloster Gladiator

    Type:__________Fighter
    Span:__________9.83 m
    Lenght:________8.36 m
    Engine:________Bristol Mercury VIIIS3 / 840 hsp.
    Max speed:_____410 km/h at 4,400 m
    Max ceiling:___10500 m
    Range:_________715 km
    Armament:______4x8 mm Browning machine guns + bombs

    I-15

    Type:____________Fighter
    Span:____________9.15 m
    Lenght:__________6.29 m
    Engine:__________Shvetsov M-25 / 635 hsp.
    Max speed:_______360 km/h
    Service ceiling:_10,000 m
    Range:___________725 km
    Armament:________4x7.62 mm machine guns
     

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    Yeah it should be I-153 !!!

    Else you would compare the CR.32 with the I-15, they were opponents in Spain

    Kris
     
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