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YB-52sideview

General characteristics * Crew: 5 (pilot, copilot, radar navigator (bombardier), navigator, and Electronic Warfare Officer) * Length: 159 ft 4 in (48.5 m) * Wingspan: 185 ft 0 in (56.4 m) * Height: 40 ft 8 in (12.4 m) * Wing area: 4,000 sq ft (370 m�) * Airfoil: NACA 63A219.3 mod root, NACA 65A209.5 tip * Empty weight: 185,000 lb (83,250 kg) * Loaded weight: 265,000 lb (120,000 kg) * Max takeoff weight: 488,000 lb (220,000 kg) * Powerplant: 8� Pratt & Whitney TF33-P-3/103 turbofans, 17,000 lbf (76 kN) each * Fuel capacity: 47,975 U.S. gal (39,948 imp gal; 181,610 L) * Zero-lift drag coefficient: 0.0119 (estimated) * Drag area: 47.60 sq ft (4.42 m�) * Aspect ratio: 8.56 Performance * Maximum speed: 560 kt (650 mph, 1,000 km/h[6]) * Combat radius: 4,480 mi (3,890 NM, 7,210 km) * Ferry range: 10,145 mi (8,764 nm, 16,232 km) * Service ceiling: 50,000 ft[6] (15,000 m) * Rate of climb: 6,270 ft/min.[81] (31.85 m/s) * Wing loading: 120 lb/sq ft (595 kg/m�) * Thrust/weight: 0.31 * Lift-to-drag ratio: 21.5 (estimated) Armament * Guns: 1� 20 mm M61 Vulcan cannon in a remote controlled tail turret now decommissioned and removed from all operational aircraft * Bombs: Approximately 70,000 pounds (31,500 kg) mixed ordnance -- bombs, mines, missiles, in various configurations Avionics Electro-optical viewing system that uses platinum silicide forward-looking infrared and high resolution low-light-level television sensors

YB-52sideview
johnbr, Nov 4, 2012
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