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XA-41_B

XA-41 Manufacturer: Consolidated-Vultee (Convair) Performance: Engine: Pratt & Whitney XR-4360-9: 3,000 hp takeoff, 2,400 hp at 13,500 feet Top Speed: 353 MPH at 15,500 feet Cruising Speed: 270 MPH Landing Speed: 74 MPH Climb Rate: xxxxxx (check book) Service Ceiling: 27,000 feet Range: 950 miles with 3,000 lbs of bombs Dimensions: Wingspan: 54 feet Wing Area: 540 square feet Length: 48 feet, 8 inches Height: 14 feet, 6 inches Empty Weight: 13,400 lbs Gross Weight: 18,800 lbs Maximum Weight: 23,260 lbs Fuel: 350 to 445 gallons (1,140 gallons in ferry mode) Armament: 4 x 37mm cannon (Wings; 50 rpg) 6 x .50 caliber MGs (Wings; 600 rpg) Internal Bomb Bay capable of carrying 3,000 lbs Could carry: 1 x Torpedo 4 x 1,600 lb bombs Extra fuel tanks. Notes: Began as the Vultee 90 in September 1942, ordered by the USAF on November 10, 1942, and first flew February 11, 1944. Single plane built

XA-41_B
johnbr, Sep 24, 2011