Beardmore W.B.VI

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W.B.VI
Role Torpedo bomber
National origin British
Manufacturer Beardmore
Designer G Tilghman Richards

The Beardmore W.B.VI was a British single-engine folding torpedo bomber biplane of World War I developed by Beardmore.[1]

Specifications (variant)[edit]

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 34 ft in ( m)
  • Wingspan: 53 ft 6.5 in ( m)
  • Height: 12 ft 6 in ( m)
  • Wing area: 795 ft2 ( m2)
  • Empty weight: 3,027 lb ( kg)
  • Gross weight: 5,637 lb ( kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Rolls-Royce Eagle, 350 hp ( kW)

Performance

  • Cruise speed: 102 mph ( km/h)
  • Endurance: 3 hours

Armament

  • 1x torpedo

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Taylor, Michael J. H. (1990). Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War I. London: Studio Editions. p. 58.