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Short Stirling Mk.III

Shown here is rare photo of a Stirling Mk.III of No.1661 HCU landing at Winthorpe.

Short Stirling Mk.III
Administrator, Mar 25, 2006
    • Hobilar
      Country of Origin: United Kingdom

      Powerplant: Four 1,650 hp Bristol Hercules XVI 14-cylinder radials

      Dimensions
      Length: 87 ft 3 in (26.59 m)
      Height: 22 ft 9 in (6.93 m)
      Wingspan: 99 ft 1 in (30.20 m)

      Weights
      Empty: 46,900 lb (21,293 kg)
      Operational: 70,000 lb (31,751 kg)

      Performance
      Maximum Speed: 270 mph (435 km/h)
      Service Ceiling: 17,000 ft (5,180 m)
      Range: 590 miles (950 km)

      Armament
      Two 0.303 calibre machine guns in nose
      Two 0.303 calibre machine guns in dorsal turret
      Four 0.303 calibre machine guns in tail turret
      Internal Bombload: 14,000 lb (6,356 kg)
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