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Commonwealth CA-12 Boomerang

Commonwealth CA-12 Boomerang
Administrator, Mar 25, 2006
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      A CA-12 Boomerang fighter-bomber of No.5 Squadron R.A.A.F.

      Country of Origin: Australia

      Type: Single-seat Interceptor, Reconnaissance-Fighter , Fighter Bomber, Advanced Fighter transitional trainer

      First Flight: 29 may 1942

      Total built: 250

      Powerplant: One 1,200hp Pratt and Whitney R-1830-S3C4G Twin-Wasp[ fourteen cylinder two-row air-cooled radial

      Dimensions
      Length: 25 ft 6 in (7.78 metres)
      Height: 11 ft 6 in (3.51 metres)
      Wingspan 36 ft 3 in (11.06 metres)

      Weight
      Empty: 5,450 lb (2,474 kg)
      Normal loaded: 7,000 lb
      Maximum: 7,600 lb (3,450 kg)

      Performance
      Maximum Speed: 296 mph (476 km/h) at 7,600 ft (273 mph at sea level)
      Service Ceiling: 29,000 ft (8,845 metres)
      Range: 930 miles (1,496 km) at 190 mph at 15,000 ft
      Maximum Endurance: 4.9 hours

      Armament
      Two 20-mm Hispano cannon
      Four .303-in Browning machine guns
      One 500-lb bomb (Fighter-Bomber)
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