Specifications for the
North American B-25 Mitchell
Focus Model: North American B-25C Mitchell
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: North American Aircraft Corporation - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1940
Length: 52.92ft (16.13m)
Width: 67.55ft (20.59m)
Height: 15.75ft (4.80m)
Weight (Empty): 20,300lbs (9,208kg)
Weight (MTOW): 34,000lbs (15,422kg)
Powerplant: 2 x Wright Cyclone R-2600-19 air-cooled piston engines delivering 1,700hp each.
Maximum Speed: 272mph (438kmh; 237kts)
Maximum Range: 1,350miles (2,173km)
Service Ceiling: 24,196ft (7,375m; 4.6miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,666 feet per minute (508m/min)
Hardpoints: Up to 8 (model dependent)
Model-specific armament included:
8 x 12.7mm machine gun array OR 1 x 75mm cannon in forward-fixed nose assembly.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in forward-fixed lower-left side fuselage position (beneath and behind cockpit position).
2 x 12.7mm machine gun in forward-fixed lower-right side fuselage position (beneath and behind cockpit position).
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in ventral turret (powered turrets in some models).
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in dorsal turret (powered turrets in some models).
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in left waist port position.
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in right waist port position.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail gun position (some models removed).
1 x Torpedo in under-fuselage arrangement (model-specific fitting).
8 x 250lb bombs on 8 external hardpoints (model-specific fitting).
Maximum internal bombload of 3,000lbs (1,361 kg).
NA-62 / B-25 - Further Production Design with wing element lowered to middle position; Widened fuselage to accommodate side-by-side seating for pilot / copilot; Crew increase from 3 to 5 crewmen; Improved offensive armament array and defensive capabilities; R-2600-9 powerplants; 24 initial aircraft produced.
Australia; Argentina; Biafra; Bolivia; Brazil; Canada; China; Chile; Colombia; Cuba; Dominican Republic; France; Indonesia; Mexico; Netherlands; Peru; Poland; Spain; Soviet Union; Taiwan; United Kingdom; United States; Uruguay; Venezuela