French VG-33 Light Fighter Plane

  • Military Aircraft Of The World
  • 1 min

By Crusader1307

Envisioned as a “Light” Fighter Plane, The Arsenal VG-33 began production in 1940, but with the Fall of France to Germany, it never was deployed in great enough numbers to be effective in The War effort. Of the (50) produced, The Luftwaffe captured (12) – using them for Trainers. The VG-33 was Piloted by (1). They were 30-feet long with a wingspan of 35-feet. Powered by a single Engine V-12, liquid cooled Suiza – the Fighter could achieve almost 700-HP and a speed of 350-mph. They had a relatively low operational ceiling of 11,000-feet. The VG-33 was armed with (1) 20mm Cannon and (4) 7.5mm Machine Guns. They were never modified for Bombing duties.