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No. 9315. Blackburn F.7/30 (K2892) Royal Air Force
Photograph from Blackburn
Aeroplane Photo Supply (APS) Photo No. 545

Blackburn F.7/30

10/31/2009. Issued at the end of 1930, Air Ministry Specification F.7/30 numbered among its requirements for a single-seat, day interceptor and night fighter, an armament of four Vickers guns, a maximum speed of over 250 mph (402 kmh), and an improvement in ceiling, rate of climb and maneuverability. Implicit in the night-fighter aspects of the requirement were a low wing loading, ease of landing, good field of view from the cockpit and elimination of exhaust glare. The following aircraft were produced to the specification:

Created October 31, 2009