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Douglas TBD Devastator torpedo bomber

 

TBD-1 Devastator

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
TBD-1 torpedo bomber 5/1937 - 11/1939 130 8/1942 ---

 

Modification TBD-1

Wing span, m

15.24

Length, m

10.67

Height, m

4.60

Wings area, m2

39.20

Empty mass, kg

2539

Full flying-off mass, kg

4623
Engine 1 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-64
Power, h. p. 900
Maximal speed, km/h 331
Cruise speed, km/h 206
Flying range, km 1152
Vertical speed, m/s 3.7
Maximal altitude, m 5945
Complement 2
Armament 2 x 7.6 MG or (1 12.7 MG, 1 7.6 MG), 1 908-kg torpedo or 545 kg of bombs

XTBD-1 Devastator

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008