Specifications – Bloch MB.174(A.3)

Crew: Three

Length: 12.23 m (40 ft 11⁄2 in)
Wingspan: 17.92 m (58 ft 91⁄2 in)
Height: 3.55 m (11 ft 73⁄4 in)
Wing area: 38.0 m² (409 ft²)
Empty weight: 5,612 kg (12,346 lb)
Loaded weight: 7,175 kg (15,784 lb)
Powerplant: 2 × Gnome-Rhône 14N-20/21
14-cylinder radial engines
772 kW (1,035 hp) each

Performance:

Maximum speed: 530 km/h (286 knots 329 mph)
at 17,060 ft (5,200 m)
Cruise speed: 460 km/h (249 knots, 286 mph)
at 13,120 ft (4,000 m)
Range: 1,650 km (890 nmi, 1,025 mi)
Service ceiling: 11,000 m (36,090 ft)
Climb to 26,250 ft (8,000 m): 11 min

Armament:

Guns:
2 × fixed, forward-firing 7.5 mm (.295 in)
MAC 1934 machine guns in the wings
2 × 7.5 mm (.295 in)
MAC 1934s in the dorsal position
3 × 7.5 mm (.295 in)
MAC 1934s on aft-firing mounts
Bombs:
400 kg (880 lb) of bombs
usually 8 × 50 kg (110 lb) bombs

Bloch MB.174

Bloch MB.174

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