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P-59 "Airacomet"

Fighter

Bell

P-59 Airacomet

Specification P-59A
Crew 1
Dimensions
Wing span, m 13.87
Wing area, m² 35.86
Length, m 11.62
Height, m 3.66
Powerplant
2 TJE General Electric J31-GE-3 (I-14) kg 2 х 748
Weight, kg:
Empty weight 3606
Maximum takeoff weight 5902
Performance
Maximum speed at altitude 10670m, km/h 658
Time to level 9150 m, min 15.5
Service ceiling, m 14090
Maximum range, km 837
Armament
2x 20-mm cannon (37-mm cannon M4 and 3x 12.7-mm machine gun)

References

  • "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/
  • "American Warplanes of World War II" /under cor. David Donald/

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