Specifications – Fairey Battle (Mk.II)

Crew: 3

Length: 42 ft 4 in (12.91 m)
Wingspan: 54 ft 0 in (16.46 m)
Height: 15 ft 6 in (4.72 m)
Wing area: 422 ft² (39.2 m²)

Empty weight: 6,647 lb (3,015 kg)
Loaded weight:
10,792 lb (4,895 kg)

Powerplant:
1 × Rolls-Royce Merlin II liquid-cooled V12 engine
1,030 hp (768 kW)

Performance:

Maximum speed: 257 mph (223 kn, 413 km/h) at 15,000 ft (4,600 m)
Range: 1,000 mi (870 nmi, 1610 km)
Service ceiling: 25,000 ft (7,620 m)
Climb to 5,000 ft (1,520 m): 4 min 6 sec

Armament:

1× .303 in (7.7 mm) Browning machine gun in starboard wing
1× .303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers K machine gun in rear cabin

4× 250 lb (110 kg) bombs internally
500 lb (230 kg) of bombs externally

Fairey Battle

Fairey Battle Mk1

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