Bombers

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    2. Mitsubishi Ki - 15 ( Image: Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 2
    * Length: 8.7 m (28 ft 6½.5 in)
    * Wingspan: 12.0 m (39 ft 4½.5 in)
    * Height: 3.35 m (11 ft 0 in)
    * Wing area: 20.36 m² (219.16 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 1,400 kg (3,086 lb)
    * Loaded weight: 2,033 kg [4] (4,482 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 2,300 kg (5,071 lb)
    * Powerplant: 1× Nakajima Ha-8 9-cylinder radial piston, 477 kW (640 hp)

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 480 km/h (259 kn, 298 mph) at 4,000 m (13,125 ft)
    * Cruise speed: 320 km/h (173 kn, 199 mph) at 5,000 m (16,404 ft)
    * Range: 2,400 km (1,297 nmi, 1,491 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 11,400 m (37,400 ft)
    * Climb to 5,000 m (16,404 ft): 8 minutes 27 sec[4]

    Armament

    * 1 7.7 mm (0.303 in) machine gun
    * 250 kg (551 lb) of bombs

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    3. Mitsubishi Ki 30 ( Image : Wikipedia)

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    Please note the gunner position open cockpit

    General characteristics

    * Crew: 2, pilot and observer / bomb aimer
    * Length: 10.35 m (33 ft 11.5 in)
    * Wingspan: 14.55 m (47 ft 8.75 in)
    * Height: 3.65 m (11 ft 11.75 in)
    * Wing area: 30.58 m² (329.17 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 2,230 kg (4,916 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 3,320 kg (7,324 lb)
    * Powerplant: 1× Nakajima Ha-5-kai 14-cylinder radial, 708 kW (950 hp)

    Performance

    * Never exceed speed: 442 km/h (239 kn, 275 mph)
    * Maximum speed: 423 km/h (228 kn, 263 mph)
    * Cruise speed: 380 km/h (205 kn, 236 mph)
    * Range: 1,700 km (918 nmi, 1,066 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 8,570 m (28,115 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 8.33 m/s (1,640 ft/min)

    Armament

    * 2 × 7.7 mm (0.303 in) Type 89 machine guns (one fixed wing-mounted and another manually aimed from the rear cockpit)
    * 400 kg (882 lb) bombload

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    4. Kawasaki Ki -32 (Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 2
    * Length: 11.65 m (38 ft 2.5 in)
    * Wingspan: 15.0 m (49 ft 2½ in)
    * Height: 2.90m (9 ft 6 in)
    * Wing area: 34.00 m² (365.98 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 5,181 kg (2,350 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 3,760 kg (8,290 lb)
    * Powerplant: 1× Kawasaki Ha-9-IIb liquid-cooled V12 engine, 634 kW (850 hp)

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 423 km/h (228 knots, 263 mph) at (3,940 m) 12,900 ft
    * Cruise speed: 300 km/h (162 knots, 186 mph)
    * Range: 1,965 km (1,060 nm, 1,220 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 8,920 m (29,265 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 7.6 m/s (1500 ft/min)

    Armament

    * Guns: 2× 7.7 mm (0.303 in) machine guns
    * Bombs: 450 kg (990 lb)

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    Light Bombers made in Japan , during World War - II

    5. Kawasaki Ki - 48

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: Four
    * Length: 12.75 m (41 ft 9 in)
    * Wingspan: 17.45 m (57 ft 3 in)
    * Height: 3.8 m (12 ft 5 in)
    * Wing area: 40 m² (430.555 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 4,550 kg (10,031 lb)
    * Loaded weight: 6,500 kg (14,350 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 6,750 kg (14,881 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2× Nakajima Ha.115 radial engines, 843 kW (1,130 hp) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 505 km/h (273 kn, 314 mph) at 5,600 m (18,375 ft)
    * Range: 2,400 km (1,296 nmi, 1,491 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 10,100 m (33,135 ft)

    Armament

    * 3 × 7.7 mm (0.303 in) Type 89 machine guns, in nose, dorsal and ventral positions
    * 800 kg (1,764 lb) of bombs

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    Medium Bombers:

    Medium Bombers are the Bombers designed to work with Medium Bomb loads over Medium distances. Maximum load they could carry was 4 Tons and to deliver them in between 2400-3200 km. They became extinct after World War -II only exceptions were English Electric Canberra and II-28 .

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    II-28 (Image: Wikipedia)

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    B25B Mitchell (Image: Wikipedia)

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    Country wise development of the Medium Bomber: (Pre - World War -II)

    The USA

    1. Huff-Daland XB-1(Image: Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 5
    * Length: 61 ft 6 in (18.7 m)
    * Wingspan: 85 ft 0 in (25.9 m)
    * Height: 19 ft 3 in (5.9 m)
    * Wing area: 1,604 ft² (149.0 m²)
    * Empty weight: 9,462 lb (4,292 kg)
    * Loaded weight: 16,500 lb (7,480 kg)
    * Powerplant: 2× Curtiss V-1570-5 Conqueror liquid-cooled V12 engines, 600 hp (450 kW) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 100 mph (86 kn, 160 km/h)
    * Range: 700 mi (610 NM, 1,100 km)
    * Service ceiling: 15,000 ft (4,600 m)
    * Wing loading: 5.899 lb/ft² (28.80 kg/m²)
    * Power/mass: 0.072 hp/lb (120 W/kg)

    Armament

    * Guns: 6× .30 in (7.62 mm) Lewis machine guns
    * Bombs: 2,500 lb (1,100 kg); 4,000 lb (1,800 kg) on short runs

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    The Germany:

    1. Dornier Do 11 (Image: Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Length: 18.64 m (61 ft 3 in)
    * Wingspan: 28 m (91 ft 10 in)
    * Height: 5.4 m (17 ft 8 in)
    * Wing area: 111 m² (1,194.4 ft²)
    * Max takeoff weight: 8,215 kg (18,114 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2× Siemens Sh. 22B-2 Bristol Jupiter radial piston engines, 442 PS (325 kw, 436 hp) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 260 km/h (140 kn, 161 mph)
    * Cruise speed: 125 km/h (77 mph)
    * Range: 1,200 km (648 nmi, 746 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,123 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 2.3 m/s (452.76 ft/min)
    * Wing loading: 74 kg/m² (15.17 lb/ft²)

    Armament

    * 3 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 15 machine guns
    * 1,000 kg (2,205 lb) bombload

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    The world's first jet fighter brings down a B-24 Liberator.

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    Role Fighter
    Manufacturer Messerschmitt
    First flight 18 April 1941 with piston engines
    18 July 1942 with jet engines
    Introduction April 1944
    Retired 1945, Luftwaffe
    1957, Czechoslovakia
    Primary users Luftwaffe
    Czechoslovak Air Force
    Number built 1,430

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    True Sailor, thanks for such a nice update, it was the Me 262 though introduced last leg of the war, first time made the world power think the value of the Jet powers in the modern warfare, and rest is history.

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    Returning to the country wise development of Medium Bomber in Pre World War 2 .


    Germany :

    2. Dornier Do 23 (Image : Dornier Do 23 Bomber, courtesy Luftwaffe Of The Reich, available at http://www.luftwaffe-reich.co.uk/images/bomber-and-ground-attack/dornier/dornier-do-23-bomber-1.jpg)


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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 4
    * Length: 18.80 m (61 ft 8 in)
    * Wingspan: 25.60 m (84 ft)
    * Height: 5.40 m (17 ft 8½ in)
    * Wing area: 108.0 m² (1,163 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 5,600 kg (12,346 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 9,200 kg (20,282 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2× BMW VIU liquid cooled V-12 engine, 559 kW (750 hp) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 260 km/h (140 kn, 161 mph)
    * Range: 1,500 km (810 nmi, 932 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 4,200 m (13,779 ft)
    * Wing loading: 85.2 kg/m² (17.4 lb/ft²)
    * Power/mass: 0.12 kW/kg (0.074 hp/lb)

    Armament

    * Guns: 3 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 15 machine guns (nose, dorsal and ventral positions)
    * Bombs: 1000 kg (2,205 lb) bombs carried internally.

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    3. Heinkel He 111 (Image : He 111, courtesy :World War 2 Planes - The Advent of Modern Aviation, available at : http://www.world-war-2-planes.com/images/he111_color_infl_600.jpg)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 4 (pilot, navigator/bombardier/nose gunner, ventral gunner, dorsal gunner)[76]
    * Length: 16.4 m (54 ft 6 in)
    * Wingspan: 22.5 m (74 ft 3 in)
    * Height: 3.9 m (13 ft 9 in)
    * Wing area: 86.5 m² (942 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 7,720 kg (17,000 lb)
    * Loaded weight: 12,030 kg (26,500 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 14,075 kg (31,000 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2× Jumo 211F-1 or 211F-2 liquid-cooled inverted V-12, 986 kW (1,300 hp (F-1) or 1,340 (F-2)) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 440 km/h (273 mph)
    * Range: 2,800 km with max fuel (1,750 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 8,390 m (27,500 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 20 minutes to 5,185 m (17,000 ft)
    * Wing loading: 137 kg/m² (28.1 lb/ft²)
    * Power/mass: .082 kW/kg (.049 hp/lb)

    Armament

    * Guns:
    o up to 7 × 7.92 mm MG 15 or MG 81 machine guns, some of them replaced or augmented by
    o 1 × 20 mm MG FF cannon (central nose mount or forward ventral position)
    o 1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun (mounted dorsal and/or ventral rear positions)

    * Bombs:
    o up to 2,000 kg (4,409 lb) carried internally (eight 250 kg max), or:
    o up to 2,500 kg (5,512 lb) on two external racks

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    United Kingdom:(Pre World War-II)

    1. Hawker Horsley (Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: two, pilot and bombardier/gunner
    * Length: 38 ft 10 in (11.83 m)
    * Wingspan: 56 ft 5¾ in (17.22 m)
    * Height: 13 ft 8 in (4.16 m)
    * Wing area: 693 ft² (64.38 m²)
    * Empty weight: 4,760 lb (2,164 kg )
    * Loaded weight: 7,800 lb[21] (3,545 kg)
    * Powerplant: 1× Rolls-Royce Condor III V-12, 650 hp (485 kW)

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 125 mph at 6,000 ft (201 km/h at 1,829 m)
    * Range: 900 mi [18] (783 nmi, 1,449 km)
    * Service ceiling: 14,000 ft (4,267 m)
    * Climb to 10,000 ft (3,045 m) : 14 minutes 20 seconds
    * Endurance : approx. 10 hours

    Armament

    * 1 × forward-firing .303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers machine gun
    * 1 × rear-mounted .303 in (7.7 mm) Lewis Gun
    * 1,500 lb (680 kg) bombload or 1 × torpedo

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    2. Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle (Image: Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 4
    * Capacity: 10 paratroopers in ST
    * Payload: 4,000 lb freight (1820 kg)
    * Length: 59 ft 11 in (18.26 m)
    * Wingspan: 77 ft 0 in (23.47 m)
    * Height: 15 ft 7 in (4.75 m)
    * Wing area: 804 ft² (74.6 m²)
    * Empty weight: 25,347 lb (10,270 kg)
    * Loaded weight: 36,500 lb (16,556 kg)
    * Max takeoff weight: 36,500 lb (16,590 kg)
    * Powerplant: 2× Bristol Hercules XI radial engine, 1,590 hp (1,190 kW) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 230 kn (265 mph, 426 km/h) at 10,500 ft (3,200 m)
    * Cruise speed: 148 kn (170 mph, 274 km/h)
    * Stall speed: 61 kn (70 mph, 113 km/h)
    * Range: 1,300 mi (2,092 km)
    * Service ceiling: 18,000 ft (5,486 m)
    * Rate of climb: 980 ft/min (5.0 m/s)

    Armament

    * Guns:
    o 4 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Browning machine guns in dorsal turret.
    o 2 × .303 in (7.7 mm) machine guns in ventral turret (first prototype only)
    * Bombs: Internal bomb bay for 4,500 lb (2,041 kg) bombs

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    France (Pre World War-2)

    1. Lioré et Olivier LeO 45 (Image : France's Lioré et Olivier LeO 451 bombers - World War II Vehicles courtesy: World War II Vehicles - Advanced Squad Leader, available at : http://www.wwiivehicles.com/france/...ivier-leo-451/liore-et-olivier-leo-451-02.jpg)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 4
    * Length: 17.17 m (56 ft 4 in)
    * Wingspan: 22.52 m (73 ft 11 in)
    * Height: 5.24 m (17 ft 2 in)
    * Wing area: 66 m² (710 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 7,530 kg (16,600 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 11,398 kg (25,130 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2× Gnome-Rhône 14N 48/49 or 38/39 14-cylinder air-cooled two-row radial engine, 790 kW (1,060 hp) each
    * *Fuel capacity: 3,235 l (855 US gal)

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 480 km/h (260 knots, 300 mph) at 4,000 m (13,125 ft)
    * Cruise speed: 420 km/h (225 knots, 260 mph)
    * Range: 2900 km (1,565 nm, 1,800 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 9000 m (29,530 ft)

    Armament

    * Guns:
    o 1x 20 mm Hispano-Suiza HS.404 cannon in dorsal turret, 120 rounds
    o 1x 7.5 mm (0.295 in) MAC 1934 fixed forward-firing machine gun, 300 rounds
    o 1x 7.5 mm MAC 1934 in "dustbin" retractable ventral turret, 500 rounds
    * Bombs: Up to 1500 kg (3,305 lb) of bombs in fuselage and wing root bomb bays

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    Japan :(Pre World War -2)

    1. Mitsubishi G4M (Image: Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 7 (main-pilot, co-pilot, navigator/bombardier/nose gunner, captain/top turret gunner, radio operator/waist gunner, engine mechanic/waist gunner, tail gunner)
    * Length: 19.97 m (65 ft 6¼ in)
    * Wingspan: 24.89 m (81 ft 7¾ in)
    * Height: 4.9 m (16 ft 1 in (in a horizontal position))
    * Wing area: 78.13 m² (840.9 ft²)
    * Airfoil: Mitsubishi type
    * Empty weight: 6,741 kg (14,860 lb)
    * Loaded weight: 9,500 kg (20,944 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 12,860 kg (28,350 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2× Mitsubishi "Kasei (Fire star)" Type 11, 14 cylinder radial engine, 1,141 kW (1,530 hp) each
    * Propellers: 4-bladed Hamilton licensed Sumitomo constant speed variable-pitch

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 428 km/h (230 kn, 265 mph)
    * Cruise speed: 315 km/h (175 kn, 196 mph)
    * Stall speed: 120 km (75 mph)
    * Range: 2,852 km, one way (2,315 nmi, 2,664 mi, one way (overloaded: 5,040 km (2,721 nmi, 3,132 mi)))
    * Service ceiling: 8,500 m (27,890 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 550 m/min (1,800 ft/min)

    Armament

    * Guns: 1 × 20 mm Type 99 cannon (tail turret), 4 × 7.7 mm Type 92 machine gun (nose turret × 1, waist turret × 2, top turret × 1)
    * Bombs: 1 × 858 kg (1,892 lb) Type 91 Kai-3 (improved model 3) aerial torpedo bomb or 1 × 800 kg (1,764 lb) bomb or 4 × 250 kg (551 lb) bombs

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    2. Mitsubishi Ki-21 (Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 5-7
    * Length: 16.0 m (52 ft 6 in)
    * Wingspan: 22.50 m (73 ft 10 in)
    * Height: 4.85 m (15 ft 11 in)
    * Wing area: 69.90 m² (752.12 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 6,070 kg (13,354 lb)
    * Loaded weight: 10,600 kg (23,320 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2 three-blade metal variable-pitch propellers× Mitsubishi Type 100 Ha-101 14 cylinder radial, 1,119 kW (1,500 hp) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 485 km/h (301 mph) at 4,700 m (15,400 ft)
    * Cruise speed: 380 km/h (236 mph)
    * Range: 2,700 km (1,680 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 10,000 m (32,800 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 13 min 13 sec to 6,000 m (19,680 ft)

    Armament

    * 5 × 7.7 mm (.303 in) flexible Type 89 machine guns in nose, tail, beam and tail positions
    * 1 × 12.7 mm (.50 in) Type 1 Heavy Machine Gun in dorsal turret
    * 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) of bombs

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    3. Nakajima Ki-49 (Image courtesy : Japanese World War II Bomber Aircraft available at: http://johnmc99.com/images/aircraft/japanese/Nakajima_Ki-49.jpg)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 8
    * Length: 16.5 m (54 ft 1.5 in)
    * Wingspan: 20.42 m (67 ft 0 in)
    * Height: 4.25 m (13 ft 11.25 in)
    * Wing area: 69.05 m² (743.27 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 6,530 kg (14,396 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 11,400 kg (25,133 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2× Nakajima Ha-109 14-cylinder radial piston, 1,119 kW (1,500 hp) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 492 km/h (266 kn, 306 mph)
    * Cruise speed: 350 km/h (189 kn, 217 mph)
    * Range: 2,950 km (1,594 nmi, 1,833 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 9,300 m (30,510 ft)

    Armament

    * Guns: 1 × 20 mm Type 99 cannon, 5 × 7.7 mm (0.303 in) Type 89 machine guns.
    * Bombs: 1,000 kg (2,205 lb) bombload

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    During World War-2 (1940-1949)

    Mitsubishi Ki - 67 (Image : Wikipedia)

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    General characteristics

    * Crew: 6-8
    * Length: 18.7 m (61 ft 4 in)
    * Wingspan: 22.50 m (73 ft 9 in)
    * Height: 7.70 m (25 ft 3 in)
    * Wing area: 66 m² (709 ft²)
    * Empty weight: 8,649 kg (19,068 lb)
    * Max takeoff weight: 13,765 kg (30,347 lb)
    * Powerplant: 2× Mitsubishi Ha-104 (army type 4) 18-cylinder radials, 1,417 kW (1,900 hp) each

    Performance

    * Maximum speed: 537 km/h (334 mph)
    * Range: 3,800 km (2,361 mi)
    * Service ceiling: 9,470 m (31,070 ft)
    * Rate of climb: 450 m/min (1,476 ft/min)
    * Wing loading: 208 kg/m² (43 lb/ft²)
    * Power/mass: 0.21 kW/kg (0.13 hp/lb)

    Armament

    * 1 × 20 mm Ho-5 cannon in dorsal turret
    * 5 × 12.7 mm Type 1 machine gun, one in nose, 2 in the tail, and 1 in each beam position
    * 1,070 kg (2,360 lb) of bombs in internal bay, some Kamikaze versions carried 2,700 kg (6,000 lb) of bombs


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