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SB2C-3 "Helldiver"

Shipborne Reconnaissance Bomber

Curtiss

The SB2C-4 from squadron VB-3, aircraft carrier Yorktown, February 1945 © Michael Bykov

The SB2C-4 from squadron VB-3, aircraft carrier Yorktown, February 1945.

'Helldiver' SB2C-3 Specification
Crew 2
Dimensions
Wing span, m 15.14
Wing area, m2 39.2
Length, m 11.18
Height, m 4.49
Powerplant
R-2600-20 (Wright) 1800 hp (1417kW)
Weight, kg:
Empty weight 4760
Maximum takeoff weight 7598
Performance
Maximum speed, km/h at altitude 5180m 472
Maximum range with bombs load, km 1930
Service ceiling, m 8140
Armament
2 x 20mm cannon in wing (400 cart), 2 x 7.62-mm (2 x 1000 cart.), bombs, kg 907 + 2 х 227

References

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

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