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English Electric Canberra(B2) Specification Sheet

Type

Long-range interdictor or high-altitude bomber

Crew

3 Pilot, Navigator, Met Observer (In 202 Role)

Power Plant

Two Rolls-Royce Avon 109 axial flow turbojet engines

Armament  

N/A as in Meteorological Role

Wing Span

63ft 11in

Height

15ft 7in

Length

65ft 6in

Weight Empty

21,700 lb

All Up Weight

39,000 lb

Max Speed

580 mph at high altitude

Range

3,000 miles (with tip tanks)

Max Ceiling

45-50,000ft

Description

Cantilever monoplane tailplane with dihedral and single fin and rudder. All metal structure, except the forward portion of the fin which is of wood construction with plywood covering


source: The British Aircraft Directory