Specifications for the
Douglas A-1 Skyraider
Fighter / Bomber
Focus Model: Douglas AD-1 Skyraider
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Douglas Aircraft Corporation - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1946
Length: 39.37 ft (12 m)
Width: 50.00 ft (15.24 m)
Height: 15.75ft (4.80 m)
Weight (Empty): 10,470 lb (4,749 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 18,029 lb (8,178 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Wright R-3350-24W air-cooled radial engine generating 2,500 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 321 mph (517kmh; 279 kts)
Maximum Range: 1,553 miles (2,500km)
Service Ceiling: 26,001 ft (7,925 m; 4.9 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 2,300 feet per minute (701 m/min)
4 x 20mm Cannons fitted to wings
12 x Rockets underwing
Up to 7,000 pounds of external ordnance including conventional drop bombs, torpedoes, machine gun pods, cannon pods and mine dispensers.
XBT2D-1 "Destroyer II" - Prototype Model Designation.
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