Beardmore W.B.VI

The Beardmore W.B.VI was a British single-engined folding wing torpedo bomber biplane of World War I developed by Beardmore.[1]

W.B.VI
Role Torpedo bomber
National origin British
Manufacturer Beardmore
Designer G. Tilghman Richards


Specifications (variant)Edit

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 34 ft 0 in (10.36 m)
  • Wingspan: 53 ft 6.5 in (17.21 m)
  • Height: 12 ft 6 in (3.81 m)
  • Wing area: 795 sq ft (73.85 m2)
  • Empty weight: 3,027 lb (1,373 kg)
  • Gross weight: 5,637 lb (2,557 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Rolls-Royce Eagle , 350 hp (261 kW)

Performance

  • Cruise speed: 102 mph (193 km/h, 89 kn)
  • Endurance: 3 hours

Armament

  • 1x torpedo

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Taylor, Michael J. H. (1990). Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War I. London: Studio Editions. p. 58.