Blackburn General Purpose


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Blackburn General Purpose

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Blackburn General PurposeA three-view drawing (600 x 606)

 ENGINE2 x 150hp Sunbeam Nubian or 190hp Rolls-Royce water-cooled in-line engine
  Take-off weight3904 kg8607 lb
  Empty weight2651 kg5844 lb
  Wingspan22.81 m75 ft 10 in
  Length14.02 m46 ft 0 in
  Height5.13 m17 ft 10 in
  Wing area81.75 m2879.95 sq ft
  Max. speed156 km/h97 mph
  Ceiling3353 m11000 ft
 ARMAMENT2 x 7.7mm machine-guns, 4 x 100kg bombs or a torpedo

Klaatu83, e-mail, 18.08.2012 21:30

Twin-engine, long range anti-submarine patrol or torpedo-dropping float-plane, developed in 1916. Although the float-plane version never got beyond the prototype stage, it was successfully developed into the land-based "Kangeroo".


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