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Type sheet: p61

Northrop P 61 Black Widow
Heavy Nightfighter, USA, 1942

[Technical Data] [Expo/Images] - [ Northrop] [ Fighter 1939-1945] [ Light Bombers 1939-1945]

Sizes and weights

Total Length :

48.917 ft

14.910 m

 

Greatest height :

14.173 ft

4.320 m

 

Wingspan :

66.011 ft

20.120 m

 

Wing area :

664.031 sqft

61.690 qm

 

Max take off weight :

32404.7 lbs

14696.0 kg

 

Weight empty :

20969.6 lbs

9510.0 kg

 

Performance data

Max. speed :

321 kts

594 km/h

 

Service ceiling :

33104 ft

10090 m

 

Wing load :

48.79 lbs/ft2

238.00 kg/qm

 

Maximum range :

1651 nm

3058 km

 

Range :

869 nm

1609 km

 

Propulsion

Kind :

KdSt

 

Type :

Pratt&Whitney R-2800-65 Double Wasp

 

Power rating (max.) :

2219 hp

2250 ps

 

Count :

2

2

 

Total power rating (max.) :

4438 hp

4500 ps

 

Other

Crew :

0

0

 

 

3

 

Armament :

4* MG 20mm, 4* MG cal.50 (12,7mm)

 

       

 

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