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THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - BATTLE B, T, TT
 
 

Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 1 x 1,030 hp (768 kW) Rolls-Royce Merlin 1 12-cylinder V piston engine
Speed: 414 kph, 257mph mph
Range: 1 609km, 1,000miles
Seats: 3
Length: 12.90m, 42ft 4in
Span: 16.46m, 0ft
Empty Weight: 3 015kg, 6,647lb
Max T/O Weight: 4 895kg, 10,792lb
Period of Service: 1939 - 1945

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

Battle B, T, TT

Status: Retired
Manufacturer: Fairey
Country of Manufacture: United Kingdom
Role: Bomber
 
Description:

Three seat light bomber.

 Armament:
One 0.303 in (7.7.mm) machine gun in staeboard wing
One 0.303 in (7.7.mm) Vivkers 'K' gun in rear cockpit
Bombload of 1,000 lb (454 kg)


Images:

Battle 901 (prev K9402). Fairey Battle 963 of 41 Air School in flight over East London during the Second World War. Fairey Battle, the first of the Fairey Battles delivered to SAAF as K9402 to become 901. Fairey Battle MkII, K9402, April 1939, to become 901 with 11 Sqn. Fairey Battle, 924-M, 11 Sqn, Gumbar Dug, Ethiopia, April 1941. Three view