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    5. Douglas Y1B7 (Image : Wikipedia)

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    Please note Gunner's position and the design of the wing where it meets near cockpit.

    General characteristics

    * Crew: 4
    * Length: 45 ft 7 in (13.9 m)
    * Wingspan: 65 ft 3 in (19.9 m)
    * Height: 12 ft 1 in (3.7 m)
    * Wing area: 621.2 ft² (57.71 m²)
    * Empty weight: 5,519 lb (2,503 kg)
    * Loaded weight: 9,953 lb (4,515 kg)
    * Max takeoff weight: 11,177 lb (5,070 kg)
    * Powerplant: 2× Curtiss V-1570-27 "Conqueror" V12 engines, 675 hp (504 kW) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 182 mph (158 kn, 293 km/h)
    * Cruise speed: 158 mph (137 kn, 254 km/h)
    * Stall speed: 78 mph (68 kn, 130 km/h)
    * Combat radius: 206 mi (180 nmi, 330 km)
    * Ferry range: 632 mi (549 nmi, 1,020 km)
    * Service ceiling: 20,400 ft (6,200 m)
    * Rate of climb: 1,100 ft/min (5.8 m/s)
    * Wing loading: 16.02 lb/ft² (78.42 kg/m²)
    * Power/mass: 0.136 hp/lb (224 W/kg)

    Armament

    * Guns: 2 × .30 in (7.62 mm) machine guns
    * Bombs: 1,200 lb (544 kg)

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    6. Fokker XB-8 (Image: Wikipedia)

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    The cabin below may be the position of Gunner, below the cockpit , I think if that so, this was followed in effectively in B-17 Flying Fortress.

    General Specification of Fokker XB-8 :

    General characteristics

    * Crew: 4
    * Length: 47 ft (14 m)
    * Wingspan: 64 ft (20 m)
    * Height: 11 ft 6 in (3.5 m)
    * Wing area: 619 ft² (57.5 m²)
    * Empty weight: 6,861 lb (3,112 kg)
    * Loaded weight: 10,545 lb (4,783)
    * Powerplant: 2× Curtiss V-1570-23 "Conqueror" V12 engines, 600 hp (450 kW) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 160 mph (140 kn, 260 km/h)
    * Wing loading: 17.0 lb/ft² (83.2 kg/m²)
    * Power/mass: 0.114 hp/lb (190 W/kg)

    (Wikipedia)

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    7. Boeing Y1B-9 (Image: Wikipedia)

    First all metal monoplane used as Bomber

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 4
    * Length: 51 ft 6 in (15.7 m)
    * Wingspan: 76 ft 10 in (23.4 m)
    * Height: 12 ft 8 in (3.86 m)
    * Wing area: 954 ft² (88.6 m²)
    * Empty weight: 8,941 lb (4,056 kg)
    * Loaded weight: 13,932 lb (6,320 kg)
    * Max takeoff weight: 14,320 lb (6,500 kg)
    * Powerplant: 2× Pratt & Whitney R-1860-11 "Hornet" radial engine, 600 hp (450 kW) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 188 mph (163 knots, 302 km/h)
    * Cruise speed: 165 mph (143 knots, 265 km/h)
    * Range: 540 mi (470 nm, 870 km)
    * Service ceiling: 20,750 ft (6,325 m)
    * Wing loading: 14.6 lb/ft² (71.3 kg/m²)
    * Power/mass: 0.0861 hp/lb (142 W/kg)

    Armament

    * Guns: 2× .30 in (7.26 mm) machine guns
    * Bombs: 2,200 lb (1,000 kg) bombs

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    8. Martin B-10 ( Image : Wikipedia)

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    The revolutionary change be noted, open cockpit becomes history for all, Pilot, Gunner, Navigator. First all metal design that went into Mass Production, and the fuselage may be noted.

    General characteristics

    * Crew: 3
    * Length: 44 ft 9 in (13.6 m)
    * Wingspan: 70 ft 6 in (21.5 m)
    * Height: 15 ft 5 in (4.7 m)
    * Wing area: 678 ft² (63 m²)
    * Empty weight: 9,681 lb (4.391 kg)
    * Loaded weight: 14,700 lb (6,680 kg)
    * Max takeoff weight: 16,400 lb (7,440 kg)
    * Powerplant: 2× Wright R-1820-33 (G-102) "Cyclone" radials, 775 hp (578 kW) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 213 mph (185 kn, 343 km/h)
    * Cruise speed: 193 mph (168 kn, 310.6 km/h)
    * Range: 1,240 mi (1,078 nmi, 1,996 km)
    * Service ceiling: 24,200 ft (7,380 m)
    * Rate of climb: 1,380 ft/min (420 m/min)
    * Wing loading: 21.7 lb/ft² (106 kg/m²)
    * Power/mass: 0.105 hp/lb (173 W/kg)

    Armament

    * Guns: 3 × .30 in (7.62 mm) Browning machine guns
    * Bombs: 2,260 lb (1,030 kg)

    (Wikipedia)

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    9. Douglus B-18 Bolo ( Image of B-18A : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 6
    * Length: 57 ft 10 in (17.6 m)
    * Wingspan: 89 ft 6 in (27.3 m)
    * Height: 15 ft 2 in (4.6 m)
    * Wing area: 959 ft² (89.1 m²)
    * Empty weight: 16,321 lb (7,400 kg)
    * Loaded weight: 22,123 lb (10,030 kg)
    * Max takeoff weight: 27,500 lb (12,600 kg)
    * Powerplant: 2× Wright R-1820-53 radial engines, 1,000 hp (750 kW) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 215 mph (197 kn, 346 km/h)
    * Combat range: 11,50 mi (999 nmi, 1,850 km))
    * Ferry range: 2,100 mi (1,800 nmi, 3,400 km)
    * Service ceiling: 23,900 ft (7,280 m)
    * Rate of climb: 1,030 ft/min (5.2 m/s)
    * Wing loading: 23.1 lb/ft² (113 kg/m²)
    * Power/mass: 0.09 hp/lb (150 W/kg)

    Armament

    * Guns: 3 × .30 in (7.62 mm) machine guns
    * Bombs: 4,500 lb (2,200 kg)

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    10. Douglas A-20 Havoc ( Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 2-3
    * Length: 47 ft 11 in (14.63 m)
    * Wingspan: 61 ft 4 in (18.69 m)
    * Height: 17 ft 7 in (5.36 m)
    * Wing area: 465 ft² (43.2 m²)
    * Empty weight: 15,051 lb (6,827 kg)
    * Loaded weight: 27,200 lb (12,338 kg)
    * Max takeoff weight: 20,320 lb (9,215 kg)
    * Powerplant: 2× Wright R-2600-A5B "Double Cyclone" radial engines, 1,700 hp (1,268 kW) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 339 mph (295 kn, 546 km/h) at 10,000 ft (3,050 m)
    * Range: 1,050 mi (912 nmi, 1,690 km)
    * Service ceiling: 23,700 ft (7,225 m)
    * Rate of climb: 2,000 ft/min (10.2 m/s)

    Armament

    * Guns:
    o 4× fixed 0.303 in (7.7 mm) Browning machine guns in the nose
    o 2× flexible 0.303 in (7.7 mm) Browning machine guns, mounted dorsally
    o 1× flexible 0.303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers K machine gun, mounted ventrally
    * Bombs: 4,000 lb (1,900 kg)

    This Light Bomber was used effectively in World War II

    Another Image (Courtesy Wikipedia) of the bomber fatally wounded before going down in World War 2 by German attack.

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    Video of Douglas A-20 Havoc, the awesome Fighter

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFKLTdb0iNw


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    Light Bombers built from 1940-1949 by the USA.

    11. Douglas A-26 Invader ( Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 3
    * Length: 50 ft 0 in (15.24 m)
    * Wingspan: 70 ft 0 in (21.34 m)
    * Height: 18 ft 3 in (5.64 m)
    * Wing area: 540 ft² (50 m²)
    * Empty weight: 22,850 lb (10,365 kg)
    * Loaded weight: 27,600 lb (12,519 kg)
    * Max takeoff weight: 35,000 lb (15,900 kg)
    * Powerplant: 2× Pratt & Whitney R-2800-27 "Double Wasp" radials, 2,000 hp (1,500 kW) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 355 mph (308 kn, 570 km/h)
    * Range: 1,400 mi (1,200 nmi, 2,300 km)
    * Service ceiling: 22,000 ft (6,700 m)
    * Rate of climb: 1,250 ft/min (6.4 m/s)
    * Wing loading: 51 lb/ft² (250 kg/m²)
    * Power/mass: 0.145 hp/lb (108 W/kg)

    Armament

    * Guns:
    o 6 × 0.50 in (12.7 mm) M2 Browning machine guns in the nose
    o 8× 0.50 in (12.7 mm) M2 machine guns in four optional underwing pods
    o 2× 0.50 in (12.7 mm) M2 machine guns in remote-controlled dorsal turret
    o 2× 0.50 in (12.7 mm) M2 machine guns in remote-controlled ventral turret
    * Bombs: 6,000 lb (2,700 kg) - 4,000 lb (1,800 kg) in the bomb bay plus 2,000 lb (910 kg) external on the wings

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    Sorry I got a out of order here Pintu. Wanted to slip this one in

    A Zeppelin over London

    From 1915 to 1917, there existed a very real threat of a bombing campaign on mainland Britain as the giant German airships drifted silently and menacingly across the English Channel and the North Sea to deliver their deadly cargo on the towns and cities of the east coast. Countermeasures were soon put into action as powerful searchlights picked out the Zeppelins for the anti-aircraft batteries and RFC pilots to pour their unrelenting fire into the raiders, sometimes with little effect, sometimes with catastrophic results. Here, 2nd Lieutenant Brandons BE.2 climbs for position, its exhaust pipes aglow in the dark, whilst flak bursts all around the massive bulk of the L.33 as she passes over the east end of London on the night of 23 / 24th September 1916.

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    The B-25 Mitchell

    Bound for Tokyo

    Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Doolittle launches his B-25 Mitchell from the heaving deck of the carrier USS Hornet on the morning of 18 April, 1942. Leading a sixteen-bomber force on their long distance one - way mission, the Doolittle Raiders completed the first strike at the heart of Imperial Japan since the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor four months earlier. Together, they completed one of the most audacious air raids in aviation history.

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    Sailor that's are the nice presentation to the historical events in the aviation history, kudos for that, and dear friend no need to sorry about , I always eagerly look forward for your help.

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    Returning to the Light Bombers built by the Country wise pre WW -II :

    The USSR
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    1. Neman R-10 ( Image courtesy www.aviation.ru at http://www.aviation.ru/Neman/, available at http://www.aviation.ru/Neman/R-10.jpg)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: Two (pilot and observer)
    * Length: 9.40 m (30 ft 10 in)
    * Wingspan: 12.20 m (40 ft 0 in)
    * Height: 3.80 m (12 ft 6 in)
    * Wing area: 26.8 m² (288.3 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 2,197 kg (4,833 lb)
    * Loaded weight: 2,877 kg (6,329 lb)
    * Powerplant: 1× Shvetsov M-25 radial engine, 545 kW (730 hp)

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 388 km/h (210 kn, 240 mph)
    * Range: 1,300 km (702 nmi, 802 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 6,700 m (21,982 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 417 m/min (1,368 ft/min)

    Armament

    * Guns:
    o 2 × fixed, forward-firing 7.62 mm ShKAS machine guns in wings (450 rounds)
    o 1 × 7.62 mm ShKAS machine gun in a rear turret (600 rounds)
    * Bombs: 300 kg (661 lb) of bombs

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    2. Tupolev ANT - 40 / SB (Image: Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 3
    * Length: 12.57 m (41 ft 3 in)
    * Wingspan: 20.33 m (66 ft 8 in)
    * Height: 3.48 m (11 ft 5 in)
    * Wing area: 56.0 m2 (602 ft2)
    * Empty weight: 4,768 kg (10,512 lb)
    * Loaded weight: 7,880 kg (17,370 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2× Klimov M-103, 716 kW (960 hp) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 450 km/h (280 mph)
    * Range: 2,300 km (1,430 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 7,800 m (25,600 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 570 m/min (1,870 ft/min)
    * Wing loading: 141 kg/m² (29 lb/ft²)
    * Power/mass: 0.18 kW/kg (0.11 hp/lb)

    Armament

    * Guns: 6 × 7.62 mm ShKAS machine guns
    * Bombs: 600 kg (1,300 lb) of bombs

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    The USSR (1940-1949):

    1. Sukhoi Su-2 (Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 2
    * Length: 10.46 m (34 ft 4 in)
    * Wingspan: 14.3 m (46 ft 11 in)
    * Height: 3.75 m (12 ft 3 in)
    * Wing area: 29 m² (312 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 3,220 kg (7,100 lb)
    * Loaded weight: 4,700 kg (10,360 lb)
    * Powerplant: 1× Shvetsov M-82 radial engine, 1,044 kW (1,400 hp)

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 485 km/h (260 kn, 300 mph) at altitude
    * Range: 1,100 km (595 nmi, 685 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 8,400 m (27,560 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 9.8 minutes to 5,000 m (16,405 ft)

    Armament

    * 6 × 7.62 mm (0.30 in) ShKAS machine guns (4 in the wings, 1 in upper turret, 1 in the hatch in the floor)
    * Up to 400 kg (880 lb) of bombs in the internal bomb bay and underwing hardpoints, or up to 10 × RS-82 rockets or 8 × RS-132 rockets.

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    2. Tu-14 (Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: four
    * Length: 21.95 m (72 ft)
    * Wingspan: 21.67 m (71 ft 1 in)
    * Height: 5.69 m (18 ft 8 in)
    * Wing area: 67.36 m² (725 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 14,930 kg (32,846 lb)
    * Loaded weight: 20,930 kg (46,046 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 25,930 kg (57,046 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2× Klimov VK-1 turbojets, 26.5 kN (5,950 lbf) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 845 km/h (528 mph)
    * Range: 3,010 km (1,881 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 11,200 m (36,745 ft)
    * Wing loading: 311 kg/m² (64 lb/ft²)
    * Thrust/weight: 0.3

    Armament

    * 4 × 12.7mm (0.50-in) machine guns
    * 2 × 23 mm NR-23 cannon forward
    * 2 × 23 mm AM-23 cannon in tail turret
    * Up to 3,000 kg (6,610 lb) of bombs or torpedoes

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    3. Tu-2 (Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 4
    * Length: 13.80 m (45 ft 3 in)
    * Wingspan: 18.86 m (61 ft 10 in)
    * Height: 4.13 m (13 ft 7 in)
    * Wing area: 48.5 m² (522 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 7,601 kg (16,757 lb)
    * Loaded weight: 10,538 kg (23,232 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 11,768 kg (25,944 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2× Shvetsov ASh-82 radial engines, 1,380 kW (1,850 hp) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 521 km/h (281 kn, 325 mph)
    * Range: 2,020 km (1,090 nmi, 1,260 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 9,000 m (29,528 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 8.2 m/s (1,610 ft/min)
    * Wing loading: 217 kg/m² (45 lb/ft²)
    * Power/mass: 260 W/kg (0.16 hp/lb)

    Armament

    * Guns:
    o 2 × 20 mm (0.79 in) fixed forward-firing ShVAK cannons in the wings
    o 3 × 7.62 mm (0.30 in) rear-firing ShKAS machine guns (later replaced by 12.7 mm (0.50 in)Berezin UB machine guns) in the canopy, dorsal and ventral hatches.
    * Bombs:
    o Internal 1,500 kg (3,300 lb)
    o External 2,270 kg (5,004 lb)

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    4. Yermolayev Yer - 2 (Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: three
    * Length: 53 ft 3 in (16.23 m)
    * Wingspan: 71 ft 0 in (21.65 m)
    * Height: 15 ft 10 in (4.82 m)
    * Wing area: 776 ft² (72.1 m²)
    * Empty weight: lb (kg)
    * Loaded weight: 26,455 lb (12,000 kg)
    * Max takeoff weight: 29,674 lb (13,460 kg)
    * Powerplant: 2× Klimov M-105 inlines, 1,100 hp (809 kW) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 395 km/h (246 mph)
    * Range: 4,100 km (2,556 miles)
    * Service ceiling: 7,700 m (25,256 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 330 m/min (1,082 ft/min)
    * Wing loading: 34 lb/ft² (166 kg/m²)
    * Power/mass: 0.14 kW/kg (0.08 hp/lb)

    Armament

    * 1× 12.7 mm machine guns
    * 2× 7.62 mm machine guns
    * 6,614 lb (3,000 kg) bombs

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    The UK (Pre World War -II)

    1. Hawker Hart ( Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 2
    * Length: 29 ft 4 in (8.94 m)
    * Wingspan: 37 ft 3 in (11.36 m)
    * Height: 10 ft 5 in (3.18 m)
    * Wing area: 349.5 ft² (32.5 m²)
    * Empty weight: 2,530 lb (1,150 kg)
    * Max takeoff weight: 4,596 lb (2,089 kg)
    * Powerplant: 1× Rolls-Royce Kestrel IB water-cooled V12 engine, 510 hp (380 kW)

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 161 kn (185 mph, 298 km/h) at 13,000 ft
    * Stall speed: 39 kn (45 mph, 72 km/h) [2]
    * Range: 374 nmi (430 mi, 692 km)
    * Service ceiling: 22,800 ft (6,950 m)
    * Wing loading: 13.2 lb/ft² (64.3 kg/m²)
    * Power/mass: 0.11 hp/lb (0.182 kW/kg)
    * Climb to 10,000 ft 8 minutes, 30 seconds

    Armament

    * Guns: 1 × synchronised forward firing .303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers machine gun, 1 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Lewis Gun on Scarff ring in rear cockpit.
    * Bombs: Up to 500 lb (227 kg) bombs under wings.

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    2. Bristol Blenheim ( Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 3
    * Length: 42 ft 7 in (12.98 m)
    * Wingspan: 56 ft 4 in (17.17 m)
    * Height: 9 ft 10 in (3.0 m)
    * Wing area: 469 ft² (43.6 m²)
    * Empty weight: 9,790 lb (4,450 kg)
    * Loaded weight: 14,400 lb (6,545 kg)
    * Powerplant: 2× Bristol Mercury XV radial engine, 920 hp (690 kW) each
    * Propellers: Three-bladed Hamilton Standard propeller

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 266 mph (231 kn, 428 km/h)
    * Range: 1,460 mi (1,270 nmi, 2,351 km)
    * Service ceiling: 27,260 ft (8,310 m)
    * Rate of climb: 1,500 ft/min[citation needed] (7.6 m/s)
    * Wing loading: 30.7 lb/ft² (150 kg/m²)
    * Power/mass: 0.13 hp/lb (.21 kW/kg)

    Armament

    * Guns:
    o 1 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Browning machine gun in port wing
    o 1 or 2 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Browning guns in rear-firing under-nose blister or Nash & Thomson FN.54 turret
    o 2 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Browning guns in dorsal turret
    * Bombs:
    o 4 × 250 lb (113 kg) bombs or
    o 2 × 500 lb (227 kg) bombs internally and 8× 40 lb (18 kg) bombs externally

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    3. Fairey Battle ( Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 3
    * Length: 42 ft 2 in (12.85 m)
    * Wingspan: 54 ft 0 in (16.46 m)
    * Height: 15 ft 6 in (4.72 m)
    * Wing area: 422 ft² (39.2 m²)
    * Empty weight: 6,647 lb (3,015 kg)
    * Loaded weight: 10,792 lb (4,895 kg)
    * Powerplant: 1× Rolls-Royce Merlin II liquid-cooled V12 engine, 1,030 hp (768 kW)

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 257 mph (223 kn, 414 km/h) at 15,000 ft (4,570 m)
    * Range: 1,000 mi (870 nmi, 1,600 km)
    * Service ceiling: 25,000 ft (7,600 m)
    * Rate of climb: 920 ft/min (4.7 m/s)
    * Wing loading: 25.6 lb/ft² (125 kg/m²)
    * Power/mass: 0.095 hp/lb (157 W/kg)

    Armament

    * Guns:
    o 1× .303 in (7.7 mm) Browning machine gun in starboard wing
    o 1× .303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers K machine gun in rear cabin
    * Bombs:
    o 4× 250 lb (113 kg) bombs internally
    o 500 lb (227 kg) of bombs externally

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    Japan

    1. Kawasaki Ki-3 (Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 2
    * Length: 10 m (32 ft 9.6 in)
    * Wingspan: 13 m (42 ft 7.8 in)
    * Height: 3 m (9 ft 10 in)
    * Wing area: 38 m² (409 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 1,650 kg (3,638 lb)
    * Gross weight: 3,097 kg (6,828 lb)
    * Powerplant: 1 × BMW VIII liquid-cooled in-line engine, 492 kW (660 hp)

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 259 km/h (161 mph)
    * Service ceiling: 7,000 m (23,000 ft)

    Armament

    * 2 × 7.7 mm (0.303 in) machine guns
    * 500 kg (1,102 lb) of bombs

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