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Douglas A-26 Invader

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The A-26 made its first flight on 10/Jul/192 and saw service in WWII, Korea & Vietnam conflicts. It was used in for level bombing, ground strafing and rocket attacks. A total of 2,502 were built. The a/c was also identified as a B-26 during its life.

General:

Type: Bomber/Medium

Crew: 3

Seating: 3

First Flight: 10/Jul/1942

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

51' 3"

18' 6"

70' 0"

22850 lbs.

35000 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Powerplant:

2

2000 hp per engine

Pratt & Whitney R-2800-79 Double Wasp

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

1400 miles

373 mph

266 mph

- ft/sec

28500 ft

Armament:

Highly variable; 2x.50-cal machine guns, 2x2x.50-cal turrets; bombs internal & external

     

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