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THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - WELLESLEY (TYPE 246)
 
 

Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 1 x 925 hp Bristol Pegasus XX radial piston engine
Speed: 367 kph, 228mph mph
Range: 1 786km, 1,110miles
Seats: 2
Length: 11.96m, 39ft 3in
Span: 22.73m, 7ft 7in
Empty Weight: 2 889kg, 6,369lb
Max T/O Weight: 5 035kg, 11,100lb
Period of Service: 1940 - 1941

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

Wellesley (Type 246)

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

Two-seat medium bomber.

Armament:
One forward-firing 0.303 in (7.7 mm) Vivkers machine-gun and one Vivkers K gun on a trainable mount in rear position, plus up to 2,000 lb (907 kg) of bombs in under paniers.