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Vought SBU reconnaissance plane - diving bomber

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
SBU-1 recon - diving bomber 11/1935 - 8/1937 84 4/1941 Pratt & Whitney R-1535-80 engine (690 h. p.)
SBU-2 40 R-1535-98 engine (750 h. p.)

 

Modification SBU-1

Wing span, m

10.14

Length, m

8.46

Height, m

 

Wings area, m2

 

Empty mass, kg

 

Full flying-off mass, kg

2600
Engine 1 Pratt & Whitney R-1535-80
Power, h. p. 690
Maximal speed, km/h 330
Cruise speed, km/h 224
Flying range, km 880
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m 7200
Complement 2
Armament 2 x 7.6 Browning MG, 227 kg of bombs

SBU-1

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008