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THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - WELLINGTON B.MK XI (TYPE 458)
 
 

Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 2 x 1,500 hp (1 119 kW) Bristol Hercules VI/XVI air-cooled radial piston engines
Speed: 410 kph, 255mph mph
Range: 3 540km, 2,200miles
Seats: 6
Length: 18.54m, 60ft 10in
Span: 26.26m, 2ft 2in
Empty Weight: 8 417kg, 18,556lb
Max T/O Weight: 13 381kg, 29,500lb
Period of Service: 1942 - 1944

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

Wellington B.Mk XI (Type 458)

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

Six-crew medium bomber.

Armament:
Two 0.303 (7.7 mm) machine-guns in nose turret, four in tail turret and one each rear fuselage beam position.
Bombload of 4,500 lb (2 041 kg).


Images:

Wellington HX602 'R' of 26 Squadron.