B-52 Stratofortress

 
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General Info

  • Name: B-52 Stratofortress
  • Code Name: Stratofortress
  • Country: USA
  • Manufacturer: Boeing
  • Designed by:
  • Type: Airplane
  • Category: Military Aircraft
  • Sub Type: Bomber aircraft
  • Manufacturing date: Feb 1955
  • Maiden flight: Apr 1952

Technical characteristics

  • Empty weight: 83250 kg
  • Loaded weight: 120000 kg
  • Service ceiling: 15000 m
  • Wing loading: 586 kg/m2
  • Height: 12.4 m
  • Wing area: 370 m2
  • Range: 16232 km
  • Rate of climb: 31.85 m/s
  • Max speed: 1047 km/h
  • Length: 48.5 m
  • Max takeoff weight: 220000 kg
  • Wingspan: 56.4 m

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