Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer

Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer, 66304 / V514 © Ralph M. Pettersen
Photo ©: Ralph M. Pettersen (Photos at airliners.net)
The Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer is a four-engine long-range maritime patrol aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation. Designation of the PB4Y-2 changed to P4Y-2 in 1951.
The PB4Y-2 Privateer is a development of the Consolidated B-24 Liberator.
Crew11
Propulsion4 Radial Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney R-1830-94 Twin Wasp
Engine Power (each)1007 kW1350 hp
max. Cruise Speed224 km/h121 kts
  139 mph
max. Speed (vne)382 km/h206 kts
  237 mph
Service Ceiling6.401 m21.000 ft
Range4.537 km2.450 NM
2.819 mi.
Empty Weight12.467 kg27.485 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight29.500 kg65.036 lbs
Wing Span33,53 m110 ft 0 in
Wing Area97,4 m1048 ft
Length22,73 m74 ft 7 in
Height9,17 m30 ft 1 in
First Flight20.09.1943
Production Statusout of production
Total Production739
Developed fromConsolidated B-24 Liberator
ICAO CodeP4Y
Data for (Version)Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer
VariantsPB4Y-1, PB4Y-1G, PB4Y-1P, PB4Y-2, PB4Y-2B, PB4Y-2G, PB4Y-2K, PB4Y-2M, PB4Y-2S, RY-1, RY-2, RY-3

[Photo-ID: 6327] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer, , N2872G, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2012Consolidated
PB4Y-2 Privateer
Reg.: N2872G
 
ex US Coast Guard BuNo 66300
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 6328] Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer, , N2872G, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2012Consolidated
PB4Y-2 Privateer
Reg.: N2872G
 
ex US Coast Guard BuNo 66300
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]