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PV-1 "Ventura (Harpoon)"

Attack aircraft

Lockheed

PV-1 Ventura of the 1-st GpBM FAB

PV-1 Ventura of the 1-st GpBM FAB

Specification
PV-1 PV-2
Crew 4-5 4-5
Dimensions
Wing span, m 19.96 22.86
Wing area, m2 51.19 63.73
Length, m 15.77 15.87
Height, m 3.63 4.04
Weight
Empty weight 9 161 9 538
Loaded weight 14096 15272
Maximum takeoff weight 15 422 16 329
Powerplant
2 X PE R-2800- S1A-G SB2-G (31)
Power, hp 1850 2000
Performance
Speed, km/h maximum 518 454
at altitude, m 4205 4175
Cruising speed 274 275
Initial rate of climb, m/min 680 497
Service ceiling, m 8 015 7 285
Service range, km 2670 4715

Versions

  • A-29 Re-engined A-28; lendlease to RAF, 416
  • A-29A Re-egined A29 all lednlease to RAF. 384
  • Hudson Mk I RAF designation for civil airliner
  • Hudson Mk II As Mk I, different propellers
  • Hudon III Modified I. Additional armamnt different engines
  • Hudson IIIA RAF design for A29/29A.480
  • Hudson IV As Mk III, engines. 130
  • Hudson Mk IVA RAF designation for A28
  • Hudson VI RAF designation for A28A. 450 lendlease

References

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

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