U.S. NAVAL AVIATION RESOURCE CENTER > RECON/OBSERVATION/PATROL > PB4Y-2 PRIVATEER > PREVIOUS PAGE

Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
Specifications

Type: Patrol bomber
Manufacturer: Consolidated Aircraft
Number Built: 739
Crew: 11
  two pilots, navigator, bombardier,
  five gunners, two radio operators
  Maiden flight: N/A
Introduced: 1943
Retired: 1958


Powerplant:
Manufacturer: Pratt & Whitney
Model: R-1830-94
Type: Radial engine
Number: Four
Horsepower: 1,350 hp

Dimensions:
Length: 74 ft 7 in (22.73 m)
Wingspan: 110 ft 0 in (33.53 m)
Height: 30 ft 1 in (9.17 m)
Wing area: 1,048 ft (97.4 m)

  Weights:
Empty weight: 27,485 lb (12,467 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 65,000 lb (29,500 kg)

Performance:
Maximum speed: 300 mph (482 kph)
Cruise speed: 175 mph (224 kph) Range: 2,820 mi (4,540 km)
Wing loading: 62 lb/ft (300 kg/m)
Service ceiling: 21,000 ft (6,400 m)

Armament
12 .50 in (12.7 mm) M2 Browning machine guns in six turrets
Up to 12,800 lb (5,800 kg) of bombs, mines, or torpedoes


Sources:
Wikipedia

U.S. NAVAL AVIATION RESOURCE CENTER > RECON/OBSERVATION/PATROL > PB4Y-2 PRIVATEER > PREVIOUS PAGE