Specifications – Lockheed Hudson MkI

Crew: 6

Length: 44 ft 4 in (13.51 m)
Wingspan: 65 ft 6 in (19.96 m)
Height: 11 ft 10 in (3.62 m)
Wing area: 551 ft² (51.2 m²)
Empty weight: 12,000 lb (5,400 kg)
Loaded weight: 17,500 lb (7,930 kg)
Max. takeoff weight: 18,500 lb (8,390 kg)

Powerplant: 2 × Wright Cyclone 9-cylinder radial engines
1,100 hp (820 kW) each

Performance:

Maximum speed: 218 kt (246 mph, 397 km/h)
Service ceiling: 24,500 ft (7,470 m)
Range: 1,700 nm (1,960 mi, 3,150 km)
Rate of climb: 1,200 ft/min (6.2 m/s)

Armament:

Guns:
2 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Browning machine guns in dorsal turret
2× .303 Browning machine guns in nose
Bombs: 750 lb (340 kg) of bombs or depth charges

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Lockheed Hudson MkV

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