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Handley_Page_Halifax_B_VI

Specifications (Mk III)[edit source | editbeta] 3-view projection of Halifax Mark I Series III, with profile details of other significantly different variants. Data from Bingham, Halifax, Second to None[26] General characteristics Crew: 7 (pilot, co-pilot/flight engineer, navigator, bomb aimer/radio operator, gunners ) Length: 71 ft 7 in (21.82 m) Wingspan: 104 ft 2 in (31.75 m) Height: 20 ft 9 in (6.32 m) Wing area: 1,190 ft² (110.6 m²) Loaded weight: 54,400 lb (24,675 kg) Powerplant: 4 × Bristol Hercules XVI radial engine, 1,615 hp (1,205 kW) each Performance Maximum speed: 282 mph (454 km/h/246 kn) at 13,500 ft (4,115 m) Range: 1,860 mi (3,000 km) combat Service ceiling: 24,000 ft (7,315 m) Rate of climb: 750 ft/min (3.8 m/s) Wing loading: 45.7 lb/ft² (223.1 kg/m²) Power/mass: 0.12 hp/lb (195 W/kg) Armament Guns: 8 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Browning machine guns (4 in dorsal turret, 4 in tail turret), 1 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers K machine gun in nose Bombs: 13,000 lb (5,897 kg) of bombs

Handley_Page_Halifax_B_VI
johnbr, Sep 14, 2013