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THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - BALTIMORE MK II
 
 

Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 2 x 1,600 hp Wright GR-2600-A5B Cyclone radial piston engines
Speed: 491 kph, 305mph mph
Range: 1 741km, 1,082miles
Seats: 4
Length: 14.80m, 48ft 6in
Span: 18.69m, 4ft 4in
Empty Weight: 7 013kg, 15,460lb
Max T/O Weight: 10 251kg, 22,600lb
Period of Service: 1942 - 1943

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

Baltimore Mk II

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

Four-seat light bomber.

Only three Baltimore Mk IIs (AG767, AG804 and AG830) served in the SAAF.

Armament:
Four 0.303 in (7.7 mm) wing-mounted machine-guns, twin hand-operated 0.303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers machine-gun in dorsal turret, two 0.3 in (7.62 mm) machine-guns in ventral position, and provision for for similar guns in fixed rear-firing position, plus a bombload of up to 2,000 lb (907 kg).