|Image of Boulton Paul Defiant|
|Origin||J.D North - Boulton Paul (Wolverhampton)|
|Type||Two Seat Low Wing Fighter Monoplane|
|Engine|| (Mk 1) : Rolls Royce Merlin III V12 liquid cooled piston engine, B.H.P. Mk 1 : 1030 bhp at 16,250 ft ( 4955 m )|
(Mk 2) : Rolls Royce Merlin XX V12 liquid cooled piston engine, B.H.P. Mk 2: 1260 bhp at 12,250 ft ( 3735 m )
|Span||39ft 4 inches ( 11.99 m )|
|Length||35 ft 4 inches ( 10.77 m )|
|Height||11ft 4inches ( 3.45 m )|
|Empty||6,078 lb ( 2,758 kg )|
|Loaded||(normal) : 8,424 lb ( 3,822 kg )|
|Speed|| (Mk 1) : 304 mph ( 490 kph ) at 17,000 ft ( 5180 m ), |
(Mk 2) : 313 mph ( 505 kph ) at 19,000 ft ( 5790 m )
|Service Ceiling||36,000 ft ( 10,950 m )|
|Range||425 miles ( 684 km )|
|Armament||4 Browning 0.303 machine guns with 600rpg, mounted in a power operated turret.|
|First Flight||11 August 1937 ( prototype ), Mk 1 : 30th July 1939, Mk 2 : 20 July 1940|
|End of Production|
|End of service|
- Service Entry Mk 1 : May 1940
- Squadrons allocated the Defiant during the Battle; No 141 Squadron and No 264 Squadron.
In Late January 1940, Rex had Stickwell posted away for an unauthorised attack on Germany. Months later, the survivors of Hornet discover that Stickwell's squadron are flying Defiants.
There are no references to, or appearances by, Defiants in the miniseries, as there is only one survivng example.