Martin Marauder in Action

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  1. sunny91

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    General characteristics
    Crew: 7: 2 pilots, bombardier, navigator/radio operator, 3 gunners
    Length: 58 ft 3 in (17.8 m)
    Wingspan: 71 ft 0 in (21.65 m)
    Height: 21 ft 6 in (6.55 m)
    Wing area: 658 ft² (61.1 m²)
    Empty weight: 24,000 lb (11,000 kg)
    Loaded weight: 37,000 lb (17,000 kg)
    Powerplant: 2× Pratt Whitney R-2800-43 radial engines, 1,900 hp (1,400 kW) each
    Zero-lift drag coefficient: 0.0314
    Drag area: 20.66 ft² (1.92 m²)
    Aspect ratio: 7.66
    Performance
    Maximum speed: 287 mph (250 knots, 460 km/h) at 5,000 ft (1,500 m)
    Cruise speed: 216 mph (188 knots, 358 km/h)
    Landing speed: 104 mph (90 knots, 167 km/h))
    Combat radius: 999 nm (1,150 mi, 1,850 km)
    Ferry range: 2,480 nm (2,850 mi, 4,590 km)
    Service ceiling: 21,000 ft (6,400 m)
    Wing loading: 46.4 lb/ft² (228 kg/m²)
    Power/mass: 0.10 hp/lb (170 W/kg)
    Lift-to-drag ratio: 12.0
    Armament
    Guns: 12× .50 in (12.7 mm) Colt-Browning machine guns
    Bombs: 4,000 lb (1,800 kg)

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    Cool video! Thanks Sunny
     
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    Great stuff Sunny, thanks.
     
  4. Matt308

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    Good one, Sunny. Another great post my friend.
     
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    Excellent video Sunny! Wonder what the chances were that a bomb would go off when they bang against each other like that. And that direct hit in the wing!! :shock:
     
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    The bombs have to be armed. The little generator props on each end have to spin a minimum number of revolutions before they activate the primer.
     
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    Right....cool, thanks Matt!
     
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    Thank You !
     
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