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armstrong-whitworth-whitley-bomber-05

Specifications Armstrong Whitworth Whitley3 Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk I, Mk II, Mk III1 Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mk. V1,2,3,4,5 Type Heavy night bomber3 Bomber1,2,4,5, Reconnaissance1, Anti-submarine1 Crew 53 52,4,5 Engine (Type) 2: Armstrong Siddeley Tiger1 2: Rolls-Royce Merlin X piston1,2,3,4,5 Cylinders Radial1 Inline1,2, V 123,4,5 Cooling Liquid4 HP 1,145 each2,3,4,5, 1,200 each1 Propeller blades 33 Dimensions Span 84'3 25.6 m3 84'1,2,4,5 25.6 m1,2,5 Length 70' 6"3 21.48 m3 69' 3"2,5, 70' 6"4, 72' 6"1 21.112,5, 22.1 m1 Height 15'3 4.57 m3 15'1,2,4,5 4.57 m1,2,5 Wing area 1,137 ft2 1,2,5 105.63 m2 1,2,5 Weight Empty 19,310 lb1, 19,330 lb2, 19,350 lb3,5 8,759 kg1, 8,768 kg2, 8,777 kg3,5 Loaded 28,200 lb3,4 12,790 kg3 Max loaded 33,431 lb1, 33,500 lb2,3,5 15,164 kg1, 15,195 kg3, 15,196 kg2,5 Performance Speed @ 16,400' / 5,000 m 230 mph5 370 kph5 Speed @ 17,000 ' / 5,180 m 222 mph2,4 357 kph2 Speed @ 17,700' / 5,395 m 176 mph1 286 kph1 228 mph1 367 kph1 Speed @ 17,750' / 5,410 m 228 mph3 367 kph3 Cruising speed 185 mph3 298 kph3 Climb 800'/min1,2,3 244 m/min1,2,3 Climb to 15,000' / 4,570 m 16 minutes5 Service ceiling 17,600'2,3,4, 17,700'1, 26,000'5 5,364 m3, 5,365 m2, 5,395 m1, 7,925 m5 Range 1,500 miles1,5, 1,600 miles3, 1,650 miles4 2,415 km5, 2,540 km1, 2,655 km3 Range - with 3,000 lb / 1,361 kg bombs 1,650 miles2 2,655 km2 Range with maximum load 470 miles3 756 km3 Armament 5: 0.303" MG3 5: MG4 5: 7.7 mm MG1 Nose turret 1: 7.7 mm MG2,5 Tail turret 1: 7.7 mm MG2 4: 7.7 mm MG5 Bombs 7,000 lb3 3,175 kg3 6,985 lb1, 7,000 lb2,4,5 3,168 kg1, 3,175 kg2,5 Usually 14: 500 lb1,2 Usually 14: 227 kg1,2

armstrong-whitworth-whitley-bomber-05
johnbr, Nov 27, 2011
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