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Consolidated B-24 Liberator

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Because of its great range, the B-24 was used extensively in North Africa and the Pacific theatres, most notably on the raids against oil refineries in Ploesti, Romania. More than 18,000 a/c were built.  The first 19 production a/c were converted to transports known as LB-30A.

General:

Type: Bomber/Heavy

Crew: 10

Seating:

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

66' 4"

17' 11"

110' 0"

- lbs.

56,000 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Powerplant:

4

1200 hp per engine

Pratt & Whitney R-1830

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

3200 miles

303 mph

175 mph

- ft/sec

28000 ft

Armament:

10x.50cal machine guns; 4,000 lbs. of bombs.

     

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