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
Length: 108.01ft (32.92m)
Width: 116.14ft (35.40m)
Height: 28.02ft (8.54m)
Weight (Empty): 79,073lbs (35,867kg)
Weight (MTOW): 229,999lbs (104,326kg)
Powerplant: 6 x General Electric J47-GE-25 turbojet engines generating 7,200lbs of thrust each; 1 x 36,000lb rocket system for JATO launch.
Maximum Speed: 600mph (965kmh; 521kts)
Maximum Range: 3,870miles (6,228km)
Service Ceiling: 40,499ft (12,344m; 7.7miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 4,350 feet per minute (1,326m/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