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THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - B-26G MARAUDER MK III
 
 

Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 2 x 2,000 hp Pratt & Whitney R-2800-43 Double Wasp radial piston engines
Speed: 455 kph, 283mph mph
Range: 1 770km, 1,100miles
Seats: 7
Length: 17.09m, 56ft 1in
Span: 21.64m, 0ft
Empty Weight: 11 476kg, 25,300lb
Max T/O Weight: 17 327kg, 38,200lb
Period of Service: 1943 - 1946

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

B-26G Marauder Mk III

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

Seven-seat medium bomber.

A total of 105 Marauder Mk IIIs served in the SAAF.

Armament:
11 0.5 in (12.7 mm) machine-guns in fixed forward-firing, trainable nose and waist mounts, and in power-operated dorsal and tail turrest, plus up to 4,000 lb (1 814 kg) of bombs.