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Specifications (Beaufighter TF X) Orthographic projection of the Beaufighter TF Mk.X, with inset profiles of Mk.I(F), Mk.II(F) and Mk.V and of "thimble" and "herringbone" radar installations.Data from Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War II[18] General characteristics Crew: 2: pilot, observer Length: 41 ft 4 in (12.6 m) Wingspan: 57 ft 10 in (17.65 m) Height: 15 ft 10 in (4.84 m) Wing area: 503 ft²[19] (46,73 m²) Empty weight: 15,592 lb (7,072 kg) Max. takeoff weight: 25,400 lb (11,521 kg) Powerplant: 2 × Bristol Hercules 14-cylinder radial engines, 1,600 hp (1,200 kW) each Performance Maximum speed: 320 mph (280 kn, 515 km/h) at 10,000 ft (3,050 m) Range: 1,750 mi (1,520 nmi, 2,816 km) Service ceiling: 19,000 ft (5,795 m) without torpedo Rate of climb: 1,600 ft/min (8.2 m/s) without torpedo Armament 4 × 20 mm Hispano Mk III cannon (60 rpg) in nose, and depending on role; Fighter Command Variant 4 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Browning machine guns (outer starboard wing) 2 × .303 in (7.7 mm) machine gun (outer port wing) 8 × RP-3 "60 lb" (27 kg) rockets or 2× 1,000 lb (450 kg) bombs Coastal Command Variant 1 × manually operated Vickers GO or .303 in (7.7 mm) Browning for observer 1 × 18 in (450 mm) torpedo

beaufighter1
johnbr, Mar 1, 2012
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