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Type

Long Range Transport / Meteorological                           Recconnaisance

Crew

2 Pilots (one being Captain), Navigator, Engineer, 2 Signalers and 2 Air Meteorological Observers as they were now known. The "on duty" AMO occupied the right hand pilot seat.

Power Plant

4 X Bristol Hercules Engines

Armament  

None

Wing Span

113 ft

Height

?

Length

82 ft 8 in

Weight Empty

37,750 lb

All Up Weight

75,000 lb

Max Speed

354 mph

Range

26,700

Max Ceiling

3,260 Miles

Description

Long range transport aircraft, first flight was in May 1946. Low wing, cantilever, all metal monoplane. Circular section fuselage.


source: The British Aircraft Directory