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Boulton & Paul P.75 Overstrand

International Aero Exhibition Olympia, Boulton and Paul "Sidestrand" General characteristics Crew: three or four; pilot and two-three gunners Length: 46 ft 0 in (14.02 m) Wingspan: 72 ft 0 in (21.95 m) Height: 15 ft 6 in (4.73 m) Wing area: 980 ft² (91.1 m²) Empty weight: 7,936 lb (3,607 kg) Max. takeoff weight: 11,923 lb (5,420 kg) Powerplant: 2 × Bristol Pegasus II.M3 9 cylinder radial engine, 580 hp (433 kW) each Performance Maximum speed: 148 mph (129 knots, 238 km/h) at 6,500 ft (1,980 m) Range: 545 mi (474 nmi, 872 km) Service ceiling: 21,300 ft (6,490 m) Wing loading: 12.2 lb/ft² (59.4 kg/m²) Power/mass: 0.097 hp/lb (0.16 kW/kg) Climb to 6,500 ft (1,980 m): 5 min 24 sec Armament Guns: 3 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Lewis guns in nose turret, dorsal and ventral gun positions Bombs: 1,500 lb (680 kg) bombs (2 × 500 lb/227 kg and 2 × 250 lb/113 kg) and 4 × 20 lb (9 kg) bombs could be carried on fuselage racks by the cockpit and dorsal gun position

Boulton & Paul P.75 Overstrand
johnbr, Apr 11, 2011
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