Martin B-26 Marauder

Medium Bomber

Martin B-26 Marauder © Harold V. Arkenbout
Photo ©: Harold V. Arkenbout (Photos at Airfighters.com)
The Martin B-26 Marauder is a twin-engined medium bomber produced by the US-American manufacturer Glenn L. Martin Company. The B-26 Marauder was operated by the US Army Air Forces, the US Navy, the Royal Air Force and the South African Air Force.
Crew7
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-2800-43 Double Wasp
Engine Power (each)1400 kW1877 hp
Speed459 km/h248 kts
  285 mph
Service Ceiling6.309 m20.700 ft
Range1.771 km956 NM
1.100 mi.
Empty Weight11.476 kg25.300 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight17.327 kg38.200 lbs
Wing Span21,64 m71,0 ft
Wing Area61,1 m²658 ft²
Length17,09 m56,1 ft
Height6,20 m20,3 ft
First Flight25.11.1940
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1941-1945
Total Production5288
VariantsB-26, B-26A, B-26B, B-26C, B-26F, B-26G, JM-1, JM-3