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Douglas TBD Devastator
Specifications

Type: Torpedo bomber
Manufacturer: Douglas Aircraft Company
Number built: 129
Crew: 3 (Pilot, Torpedo Officer/Navigator, Radioman/Gunner)
  Maiden flight: April 1935
Introduced: 1937
Retired from front line service: 1942
Retired from active service: 1944

Powerplant:
Manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney
Model: R-1830-64 Twin Wasp
Type: radial engine
Number: One
Horsepower: 900 hp

Dimensions:
Length: 35 ft 0 in (10.67 m)
Wingspan: 50 ft 0 in (15.24 m)
Height: 15 ft 1 in (4.60 m)
Wing area: 422 ft (39.2 m)

Weights:
Empty weight: 6,182 lb (2,804 kg)
Loaded weight: 9,862 lb (4,473 kg)
Max takeoff weight: 10,194 lb (4,623 kg)

  Performance:
Maximum speed: 206 mph (331 km/h)
Range: 435 miles (700 km)
Service ceiling: 19,700 ft (6,000 m)
Rate of climb: 720 ft/min (3.7 m/s)
Power/mass: hp/lb (kW/kg)

Armament
1x 0.30 cal (7.62 mm) machine gun forward-firing or
1x 0.50 cal (12.7 mm) machine gun forward-firing

1x 0.30 cal (7.62 mm) machine gun in rear cockpit (later increased to two)

1x 1,000 lb (453 kg) bomb or
1x Mark XIII torpedo - 1,200 lb (544 kg)


Douglas TBD Devastator

Sources:
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