Specifications for the
Boeing B-47 Stratojet
Medium / Heavy Bomber
Focus Model: Boeing B-47E-IV Stratojet
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Boeing Company - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1951
Production Total: 2,039
Length: 108.01 ft (32.92 m)
Width: 116.14 ft (35.40 m)
Height: 28.02ft (8.54 m)
Weight (Empty): 79,073 lb (35,867 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 229,999 lb (104,326 kg)
Powerplant: 6 x General Electric J47-GE-25 turbojet engines generating 7,200 lb of thrust each; 1 x 36,000lb rocket system for JATO launch.
Maximum Speed: 600 mph (965 kmh; 521 kts)
Maximum Range: 3,870 miles (6,228 km)
Service Ceiling: 40,499 ft (12,344 m; 7.7 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 4,350 feet-per-minute (1,326 m/min)
2 x 12.5mm heavy machine guns in rear remote-controlled powered turret.
2 x 20mm cannons in rear remote-controlled powered turret.
Up to 25,000lbs of internal ordnance to include both nuclear and conventional drop bombs.
Model 424 - Initial Model Designation
Canada; United States