Martin B-26 Marauder

Medium Bomber

Martin B-26 Marauder © Harold V. Arkenbout
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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.
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 m658 ft
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