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Bell_P_63

Specifications (P-63A)Data from Jane’s Fighting Aircraft of World War II[34] General characteristics Crew: 1 Length: 32 ft 8 in (10.0 m) Wingspan: 38 ft 4 in (11.7 m) Height: 12 ft 7 in (3.8 m) Wing area: 248 sq ft (23 m²) Empty weight: 6,800 lb (3,100 kg) Loaded weight: 8,800 lb (4,000 kg) Max takeoff weight: 10,700 lb (4,900 kg) Powerplant: 1 × Allison V-1710-117 liquid-cooled V-12, 1,800 hp (1,340 kW) Performance Maximum speed: 410 mph (660 km/h) at 25,000 ft (7,620 m) Range: 450 mi[35] (725 km) Ferry range: 2200 mi (3,540 km) Service ceiling: 43,000 ft (13,100 m) Rate of climb: 2,500 ft/min (12.7 m/s) Wing loading: 35.48 lb/sq ft (173.91 kg/m²) Power/mass: 0.20 hp/lb (0.34 kW/kg) Armament Guns: 1× 37 mm M4 cannon firing through the propeller hub 4× 0.50 in (12.7mm) M2 Browning machine guns (two in the nose, two in the wings) Bombs: 1,500 lb (680 kg) bomb load on wing and fuselage

Bell_P_63
johnbr, Oct 3, 2011
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