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Latécoere Laté 298 torpedo bomber seaplane

 

Laté 298B

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
Laté 298A torpedo bomber 12/1938 - 6/1940, 3/1942 - 11/1943 29 4/1946 2 - 3 seats, Hispano-Suiza 12Vcrs engine (880 hp), 3 7.5mm MG, 1 650kg torpedo or 500 kg bombs, unfolding wings
Laté 298B 42 4 seats, folding wings
Laté 298D 106 unfolding wings

 

Modification

Laté 298A

Wing span, m

15.50

Length, m

12.56

Height, m

5.25

Wings area, m2

31.60

Empty mass, kg

3060

Full flying-off mass, kg

4795

Engine 1 Hispano-Suiza 12Ycrs
Power, h. p. 880
Maximal speed, km/h 290
Cruise speed, km/h 245
Flying range, km 2200
Vertical speed, m/s 4.4
Maximal altitude, m 6500
Complement 3
Armament 3 x 7.5 Darne MG, 1 670kg DA torpedo or 500 kg bombs or 3 DCs

Laté 298A

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009