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Great Lakes BG diving torpedo bomber

 

 

BG-1

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
BG-1 diving torpedo bomber 10/1934 - 11/1935 61 6/1941 ---

 

Modification BG-1

Wing span, m

10.97

Length, m

8.76

Height, m

3.35

Wings area, m2

35.67

Empty mass, kg

1770

Full flying-off mass, kg

2880
Engine 1 Pratt & Whitney R-1535-82
Power, h. p. 750
Maximal speed, km/h 303
Cruise speed, km/h 278
Flying range, km 870
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m 6125
Complement 2
Armament 2 x 7.6 MG, 1 torpedo or 454 kg of bombs

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Ivan Gogin, 2008