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Fairey Hendon


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A twin 447kW Rolls-Royce Kestrel Vl-engined cantilever low-wing monoplane heavy night bomber, 14 of which were operated by the RAF from 1937 until just before the outbreak of World War II.

Engines: 2 x Rolls-Royce Kestrel IV, 440kW
Max take-off weight; 9072 kg / 20000 lb
Empty weight; 5774 kg/ 12730 lb
Wingspan; 31.0 m / 101 ft 8 in
Length; 18.5 m / 60 ft 8 in
Height; 5.6 m / 18 ft 4 in
Wing area; 110.0 sq.m / 1184.03 sq ft
Max. speed; 249 km/h / 155 mph
Cruise speed; 215 km/h / 134 mph
Ceiling; 6500 m / 21350 ft
Range w/max.fuel; 2200 km / 1367 miles
Range w/max.payload; 1900 km / 1181 miles
Armament; 3 machine-guns, 1100kg of bombs
Crew; 5

Fairey Hendon Mk. II
Engines: 2 x Rolls Royce Kestrel VI, 600 hp
Length: 60.761 ft / 18.52 m
Wing span: 101.739 ft / 31.01 m
Max take off weight: 20003.8 lb / 9072.0 kg
Max. speed: 135 kts / 250 kph
Range: 1180 nm / 2185 km
Armament: 3x 7,7mm MG, 753kg Bomb. int.

 

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