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Anybody got drawings from the Hawker P.1004 project?

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Early in 1940 the Air Ministry issued Specification F.4/40 calling for a two-seat, high-altitude interceptor to counter the threat posed by high flying reconnaissance Junkers Ju 86 P.

To meet this requirement, Hawker proposed the project P.1004, a 25 per cent scaled-up version of the Typhoon with a second crewman, pressurised cockpit and six wing-mounted Hispano cannons.

Early 1941 the Specification was revised as F.7/41 and the P.1004 was dropped in favour of the Westland Welkin.

P.1004 technical data

Power plant: One Napier Sabre Mk 1 S.M, 24 cylinder ‘H’, liquid cooled engine, rated at 1,850 hp, driving one de Havilland three-bladed constant-speed airscrew, wingspan: 52 ft (15.8 m), length: 39 ft (11.9 m), wing surface: 405 sq.ft (37.7 sq.m), estimated maximum weight: 13,930 lbs (6,319 kg) with 283 gal. fuel, estimated maximum speed: 380 mph (611 kph), estimated ceiling: 37,000 ft (12,280 m), rate of climb: 2,250 ft/min, armament: six wing-mounted 20 mm Hispano Mk.II cannons.
 
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In the book 'British Secret Projects – Fighters & Bombers 1935-1950', Tony Buttler wrote: No drawings known to survive.

I have attempted a reconstruction of the P.1004 project based on the description of page 47, any opinion will be well received.
 

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Thanks for posting those, makes my day properly when I see craftsmanship like this. Most images are so grainy they wreck my eyesight, these are proper cracking, Sir.
 

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I was just reading about Hurricanes, Henleys, Tornado, Typhoons in Putmans (3rd edition) last night --- Hawker projects P.1001 to P.1003, P.1006 were all associated to the Henley, one being to B.7/40. Another was an escort fighter. Putmans says P.1004 was to F.7/40 so maybe another Henley project.
 
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Henley was a light bomber, I preferred to draw a cockpit similar to the Hotspur, but something shorter because the second crewman was seated with his back to the pilot.
 

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Some of the Henleys were light bombers, but there was a Henley long-range two-seat fighter, P.1003 Henley Escort Fighter then there were two other fighters, P.1007 Single-seat high Altitude Fighter and P.1008 Night Fighter although it doesn't say these two were Henleys. I can't find any other reference to this group of 'P' numbers mentioned above and here though.
 

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Some of the Henleys were light bombers, but there was a Henley long-range two-seat fighter, P.1003 Henley Escort Fighter then there were two other fighters, P.1007 Single-seat high Altitude Fighter and P.1008 Night Fighter although it doesn't say these two were Henleys. I can't find any other reference to this group of 'P' numbers mentioned above and here though.
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