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Martin B-26 Marauder

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Flying mostly from England & in the Mediterranean areas, the B-26 had the lowest loss rate of any Allied bomber (> 0.5%). By the end of WWII this type had flown more than 110K combat sorties and dropped 150K tons of bombs. A total of 5266 a/c were built.

General:

Type: Bomber/Medium

Crew: 5-7

Seating: 5-7

First Flight: 25/Nov/1940

Specifications

 

Propulsion

 

Performance

 

Length:

Height:

Wingspan:

Empty Weight:

Gross Weight:

56' 0"

19' 10"

65' 0"

23000 lbs.

32000 lbs.

No. Engines:

Horsepower:

Powerplant:

2

1850 hp per engine

Pratt & Whitney R-2800-5 Double Wasp

Range:

Speed (max):

Speed (cruise):

Climb:

Ceiling:

1150 miles

310 mph

190 mph

- ft/sec

19800 ft

Armament:

11x.50cal machine guns; 4,000 lbs. of bombs.

     

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