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Bell_P-39Q_Airacobra_USAF

General characteristics Crew: One Length: 30 ft 2 in (9.2 m) Wingspan: 34 ft 0 in (10.4 m) Height: 12 ft 5 in (3.8 m) Wing area: 213 sq ft (19.8 m²) Empty weight: 5,347 lb (2,425 kg) Loaded weight: 7,379 lb (3,347 kg) Max takeoff weight: 8,400 lb (3,800 kg) Powerplant: 1 × Allison V-1710-85 liquid-cooled V-12, 1,200 hp (895 kW) Performance Maximum speed: 376 mph (605 km/h) (Redline dive speed was 525 mph) Range: 525 miles on internal fuel (840 km) Service ceiling: 35,000 ft (10,700 m) Rate of climb: 3,750 ft/min (19 m/s) Wing loading: 34.6 lb/sq ft (169 kg/m²) Power/mass: 0.16 hp/lb (0.27 kW/kg) Time to climb: 15,000 in 4.5 min at 160 mph (260 km/h). Armament Guns: 1 x 37 mm M4 cannon with 30 rounds of HE ammo. 2 x .50 cal (12.7 mm) machine guns. 200 rounds per nose-gun 4 x .30 cal machine guns, wing mounted. 300 per wing-pod Bombs: Up to 500 lb (230 kg) of bombs externally

Bell_P-39Q_Airacobra_USAF
johnbr, Oct 3, 2011
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