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103U

Dive Bomber

Tupolev

103U
Tu-2
«103» «103U»
Crew 3 4
Year of issue 1941 1941
Dimensions
Length, m 13.2 13.8
Wing span, m 18.8 18.8
Height, m 4.5 4.5
Weights, kg
Takeoff weight Loaded 9,950 10,435
Maximum 10,992 11,477
Powerplant
Engine 2xAM-37 2xAM-37
Power, h p. 2x1,400 2x1,400
Propeller VISh-61T VISh-61I
Diameter of a propeller, m 3.4 3.8
Performance
Maximum speed km/h 635 610
at altitude 8,000 7,800
Time to level min 8.6 9.5
altitude, m 5,000 5,000
Service ceiling, m 10,600 10,500
Service range, km   1,900
Taking - off, m 440  
Run, m 730  
Armament
Bomb load, kg Normal 1,000 1,000
Maximum 2,000 2,000
Defensive armament ShVAK cannon 20mm 2 2
ShKAS machine guns 7.62mm 4 5
RS-82 (RS-132) - 10

References

  • "The history of designs of planes in USSR 1938-1950" /Vadim Shavrov/
  • "Planes of Stalin falcons" /Konstantin Kosminkov and Dmitriy Grinyuk/
  • "Tupolev" /Leonid Kerber/
  • "The air war" /№ 66, № 67/
  • "The Soviet planes" /Alexander Yakovlev/

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