Vickers 417 Wellington


Vickers Wellington T.10 Royal Air Force MF628 9210M © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Vickers Wellington is a twin-engined medium long-range bomber aircraft with a crew of six produced by the British manufacturer Vickers-Armstrongs. The Wellington was also used as an anti-submarine aircraft after its use as a bomber.
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelBristol Hercules XI
Engine Power (each)1119 kW1500 hp
Speed409 km/h221 kts
  254 mph
Service Ceiling6.934 m22.750 ft
Range2.478 km1.338 NM
1.540 mi.
Empty Weight8.417 kg18.556 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight13.381 kg29.500 lbs
Wing Span26,26 m86 ft 2 in
Wing Area78,0 m840 ft
Length18,54 m60 ft 10 in
Height5,31 m17 ft 5 in
First Flight15.06.1936
Production Statusout of production
Total Production11461
Data for (Version)Vickers Typ 417 Wellington B.Mk III

[Photo-ID: 1254] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Vickers Wellington T.10, Royal Air Force, MF628, c/n 9210M, Karsten Palt, 2008Vickers
Wellington T.10
Royal Air Force
Reg.: MF628
c/n: 9210M
Royal Air Force Museum [London-Hendon]