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THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - MARYLAND II
 
 

Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 2 x 1,200 hp Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp radial piston engines
Speed: 447 kph, 278mph mph
Range: 1 738km, 1,080miles
Seats: 3
Length: 14.22m, 46ft 8in
Span: 18.69m, 4ft 4in
Empty Weight: 5 086kg, 11,213lb
Max T/O Weight: 7 624kg, 16,809lb
Period of Service: 1940 - 1944

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

Maryland II

Status: Retired
Manufacturer: Martin
Country of Manufacture: United States
Role: Bomber/Reconaissance
 
Description:

Three-seat reconnaissance/bomber aircraft.

SAAF serials were from 1601 to 1682.

Armament:
Four 0.303 in (7.7 mm) wing-mounted Browning machine-guns, one 0.303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers K gun each in dorsal and ventral positions, plus a bombload of up to 2,000lb (907 kg).


Images:

Maryland 1637 of 12 Sqn in the Western Desert. SAAF Martin Maryland. Maryland at Waterkloof (Photo: Fritz Johl) Maryland at Waterkloof (Photo: Fritz Johl)