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Saunders Roe (SARO) London Specification Sheet

Type

Two engined coastal patrol flying boat

Crew

 Enclosed cockpit & cabin

Power Plant

2 Bristol Pegasus   1,055 hp radial piston engines

Armament  

3 Lewis guns, one each in bow, dorsal & tail positions. 2,000 lbs load of bombs, mines or depth charges

Wing Span

80ft

Height

20ft 3in

Length

56ft 6in

Weight Empty

12,800lbs

All Up Weight

119,300lbs

Max Speed

155 mph at 6,250ft

Range

1,740 miles

Climb rate

850 ft/min

Max Ceiling

18,000 ft

Description

Two bay, unequal span, un-staggered biplane with  lower wing shorter chord than upper. All planes had dihedral. Metal structure with fabric covering, Ailerons on the upper wings only. Two step hull of all metal construction attached to lower wing. Twin endplate fins  and rudders strut braced to braced tailplane


source: The British Aircraft Directory