Douglas A/B-26 Invader

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Douglas A-26 Invader

Dimensions

Wing Span: 75.00 ft. / 22.86 M
Length: 50.00 ft. / 15.24 M
Height: 18.50 ft. / 5.64 M
Wing Area: 539.27 Sq ft. / 50.10 Sq M
Weight Empty: 22,370 lb. / 10,147 Kg
Max. Takeoff Weight: 43,372 lb. / 19,673 Kg

 

Power & Performance

Powerplant(s): 2x Pratt & Whitney R-2800-103W 18 cylinder radial

 

Maximum Wing Loading: 80.43 lb. per Sq. ft.; 392.67 Kg / Sq. M

 

VMax High Altitude / VMax Low Altitude: -- / --
Max Speed: 345 knots, 396.75 mph, 638.94 km/h
Operational Ceiling: 30,000 ft. / 9,144 M

 

Armament

8 x 0.50in machine guns in the nose, 4990 kg ordinance in bomb bay and on external hardpoints

 

 

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North American B-25 Mitchell

Dimensions

Wing Span: 67.59 ft. / 20.60 M
Length: 52.92 ft. / 16.13 M
Height: 15.81 ft. / 4.82 M
Wing Area: 609.99 Sq ft. / 56.67 Sq M
Weight Empty: 21,100 lb. / 9,571 Kg
Max. Takeoff Weight: 41,800 lb. / 18,960 Kg

Power & Performance

Powerplant(s): 2x Wright R-2600-13 14 cylinder radial
Engine Power: 1268 kilowatts / engine

Maximum Wing Loading: 68.53 lb. per Sq. ft.; 334.57 Kg / Sq. M

Max Speed: 236 knots, 271.4 mph, 437.072 km/h
Operational Ceiling: 23,200 ft. / 7,071 M

Armament

4000lb bomb load, and up to 13 0.50 in machine guns






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Grumman F7F Tigercat

Dimensions

Wing Span: 51.51 ft. / 15.70 M
Length: 46.82 ft. / 14.27 M
Height: 16.57 ft. / 5.05 M
Wing Area: 455.31 Sq ft. / 42.30 Sq M
Weight Empty: 16,270 lb. / 7,380 Kg
Max. Takeoff Weight: 25,269 lb. / 11,462 Kg

 

Power & Performance

Powerplant(s): 2x Pratt & Whitney R-2800-22W or -34W Double Wasp 18 cylinder radial

 

Maximum Wing Loading: 55.50 lb. per Sq. ft.; 270.97 Kg / Sq. M

 

VMax High Altitude / VMax Low Altitude: -- / --
Max Speed: 378 knots, 434.7 mph, 700.056 km/h
Operational Ceiling: 40,700 ft. / 12,405 M

 

Armament

4 x 20mm cannon, 4 x 0.50 machine guns, and 2000 lbs of external ordinance

 

 

 

 






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Northrop P-61 Black Widow

Dimensions

Wing Span: 65.98 ft. / 20.11 M
Length: 49.57 ft. / 15.11 M
Height: 14.67 ft. / 4.47 M
Wing Area: 664.03 Sq ft. / 61.69 Sq M

Weight Empty: 22,000 lb. / 9,979 Kg
Max. Takeoff Weight: 38,001 lb. / 17,237 Kg

 

Power & Performance

Powerplant(s): 2x Pratt & Whitney R-2800-65 Double Wasp, 18 cylinder radial

 

Maximum Wing Loading: 57.23 lb. per Sq. ft.; 279.41 Kg / Sq. M


 

VMax High Altitude / VMax Low Altitude: -- / --
Max Speed: 318 knots, 365.7 mph, 588.936 km/h
Operational Ceiling: 33,100 ft. / 10,089 M

 

Armament

4 x 0.50in MG in ventral position, 4 x 20mm cannon in dorsal turret, 6400lbs of ordinance

 

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PBY Catalina

Dimensions

Wing Span: 104.00 ft. / 31.70 M
Length: 63.85 ft. / 19.46 M
Height: 18.83 ft. / 5.74 M
Wing Area: 1,399.95 Sq ft. / 130.06 Sq M
Weight Empty: 17,527 lb. / 7,950 Kg
Max. Takeoff Weight: 34,000 lb. / 15,422 Kg

Power & Performance

Powerplant(s): 2x Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92 Twin Wasp 14 cylinder radials
Engine Power: 895 kilowatts / engine
 
Maximum Wing Loading: 24.29 lb. per Sq. ft.; 118.58 Kg / Sq. M

Max Speed: 170 knots, 195.5 mph, 314.84 km/h
Operational Ceiling: 18,000 ft. / 5,486 M

Armament

5 x 0.30in or 0.50in machine guns, 4000lbs. Bombs or other ordinance































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