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Vought SB2U-3 'Vindicator'

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  Manufacturer:Vought


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  Base model:SB2U
  Designation:SB2U
  Version:-3
  Nickname:Vindicator
  Designation System:U.S. Navy / Marines
  Designation Period:1934-1946
  Basic role:Scout Bomber
  Crew:Pilot & Observer
 
 

Specifications
  Length: 34' 10.3 m
  Height:10' 3" 3.1 m
  Wingspan: 42' 12.8 m
  Wingarea: 305.0 sq ft 28.3 sq m
  Empty Weight: 5,634 lb 2,555 kg
  Gross Weight: 9,421 lb 4,272 kg

Propulsion
  No. of Engines: 1
  Powerplant: Pratt & Whitney R-1535-02
  Horsepower (each): 825

Performance
  Range: 1,120 miles 1,803 km
  Cruise Speed: 152 mph 244 km/h 131 kt
  Max Speed: 243 mph 391 km/h 211 kt
  Climb: 1,070 ft/min 326 m/min
  Ceiling: 23,600 ft 7,192 m

Known serial numbers
2044 / 2100


 

Recent comments by our visitors
 Aaron Robinson
 Wilmington, NC
For those of you who have read the book "SB2U Vindicator in Action" by Squadron/Signal Publications, did you happen to see any photos of an SB2U with late-war US markings?

Any information would be greatly appreciated.
05/09/2011 @ 13:43 [ref: 37782]

 

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