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-B3597B75

Specifications (Wellington Mark IC) Orthographic projection of the Wellington Mark Ia, with profile views of Mark I (Vickers turrets), Mark II (Merlin engines), Mark III (Hercules engines, 4-gun tail turret), GR Mark VIII (maritime Mark Ic, metric radar) and GR Mark XIV (maritime Mark X, centimetric radar) Data from Vickers Aircraft since 1908 [11] General characteristics Crew: six Length: 64 ft 7 in (19.69 m) Wingspan: 86 ft 2 in (26.27 m) Height: 17 ft 5 in (5.31 m) Wing area: 840 ft² (78.1 m²) Empty weight: 18,556 lb (8,435 kg) Max takeoff weight: 28,500 lb (12,955 kg) Powerplant: 2 × Bristol Pegasus Mark XVIII radial engines, 1,050 hp (783 kW) each Performance Maximum speed: 235 mph (378 km/h) at 15,500 ft (4,730 m) Range: 2,550 mi (2,217 nmi, 4,106 km) Service ceiling: 18,000 ft (5,490 m) Rate of climb: 1,120 ft/min (5.7 m/s) Wing loading: 34 lb/ft² (168 kg/m²) Power/mass: 0.08 hp/lb (0.13 kW/kg) Armament Guns: 6-8× .303 Browning machine guns: 2× in nose turret 2× in tail turret[12] 2× in waist positions [13] Bombs: 4,500 lb (2,041 kg) bombs [edit] See also Related development Vickers Warwick Vickers VC.1 Viking Comparable aircraft Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Handley Page Hampden Heinkel He 111

-B3597B75
johnbr, Oct 26, 2011
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