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Boeing B-47 Stratojet

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B-47E
BO02002

The B-47 was the world's first swept wing bomber with the USAF eventually ordering more than 1200 a/c. It first flew on 17/DEC/1947 and was removed from service by the end of the 1960s.

General:

Type: Bomber

Crew: 3

Seating: 3

First Flight: 17/DEC/1947

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

107' 1"

28' 0"

116' 0"

lbs.

226000 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Powerplant:

6

7200 #st per engine

General Electric J47

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

3500 miles

610 mph

560 mph

- ft/sec

39300 ft

Armament:

2xM-24 20mm cannon in a tail turret plus 10,000 lbs. of nuclear or conventional bombs

     

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