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Handley Page Halifax Bomber




General Specifications
Aircraft Type: Heavy bomber
Crew Size: 6
Weaponry: 10 machine guns (7.69mm)
13,068 pounds (5,920 kg) of bombs
Gross Weight: 68,322 pounds (30,950 kg)

Dimensions
Length: 71.95 ft. (21.93 m)
Wingspan: 104.24 ft. (31.77 m)

Propulsion
Number of Engines: 4
Powerplant: Bristol Hercules 100
Horsepower: 1,800 hp each

Performance
Range: 2,387 miles (3,840 km)
Maximum Speed: 312 mph (500 km/h)
Maximum Altitude: 24,017 ft. (7,320 m)


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Avro Lancaster Bomber

General Specifications
Aircraft Type: Heavy bomber
Crew Size: 7
Weaponry: 10 machine guns (7.69mm)
One 22,000-pound (9,966 kg) bomb (the Grand Slam) or
     14,000 pounds (6,342 kg) of smaller bombs
Gross Weight: 70,309 pounds (31,850 kg)

Dimensions
Length: 69.5 ft. (21.18 m)
Height: 20 ft. (6.10 m)
Wingspan: 102 ft. (31.09 m)

Propulsion
Number of Engines: 4
Powerplant: Rolls-Royce Merlin 224
Horsepower: 1,480 hp each

Performance
Range: 2,530 miles (4,071 km)
Maximum Speed: 287 mph (462 km/h)
Maximum Altitude: 24,500 ft. (7,647 m)


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De Havilland Mosquito Fighter/Bomber

General Specifications
Aircraft Type: Medium bomber/fighter
Crew Size: 2
Weaponry: 4 machine guns (7.7mm)
4 20mm guns
2,000 pounds (908 kg) of bombs
Gross Weight: 23,179 pounds (10,500 kg)

Dimensions
Length: 41.50 ft. (12.65 m)
Wingspan: 54.20 ft. (16.52 m)

Propulsion
Number of Engines: 2
Powerplant: Rolls-Royce Merlin 72/73
Horsepower: 1,710 hp each

Performance
Range: 1,787 miles (2,875 km)
Maximum Speed: 411 mph (662 km/h)
Maximum Altitude: 40,028 ft (12,200 m)


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Short Stirling Bomber

General Specifications (MkIII)
Aircraft Type: Heavy bomber
Crew Size: 7
Weaponry: 9 Browning machine guns (.303)
14,000 pounds (6,342 kg) of bombs
Gross Weight: 70,000 pounds (31,752 kg)

Dimensions
Length: 87.25 ft. (26.59 m)
Height: 22.75 ft. (6.93 m)
Wingspan: 99.1 ft. (30.2 m)

Propulsion
Number of Engines: 4
Powerplant: Bristol Hercules VI or XVI air cooled radial engines
Horsepower: 1,635 hp each

Performance
Range: 2,330 miles (3,749 km)
Maximum Speed: 270 mph (434 km/h)
Maximum Altitude: 17,000 ft. (5,182 m) with maximum load


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Hawker Typhoon Fighter

General Specifications
Aircraft Type: Fighter
Crew Size: 1
Weaponry: 4 20mm guns
Gross Weight: 11,414 pounds (5171 kg)

Dimensions
Length: 31.92 ft. (9.73 m)
Wingspan: 41.57 ft. (12.67 m)

Propulsion
Number of Engines: 1
Powerplant: Napier Sabre IA
Horsepower: 2,180 hp

Performance
Range: 1,000 miles (1,609 km)
Maximum Speed: 405 mph (652 km/h)
Maximum Altitude: 34,000 ft (10,363 m)


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Supermarine Spitfire Fighter

General Specifications (Mk VA)
Aircraft Type: Fighter
Crew Size: 1
Weaponry: 8 Browning machine guns (7.7mm)
Gross Weight: 6,400 pounds (2,899 kg)

Dimensions
Length: 29 ft. 11 in. (9.12 m)
Height: 9 ft. 11 in. (3.02 m)
Wingspan: 36 ft. 10 in. (11.23 m)

Propulsion
Number of Engines: 1
Powerplant: Rolls-Royce Merlin 45 V-12 piston engine
Horsepower: 1,478 hp

Performance
Range: 1,135 miles (1,826 km)
Maximum Speed: 374 mph (602 km/hr)
Maximum Altitude: 37,000 ft (11,277 m)


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