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Northrop N-3PB Nomad


Reconnaissance / Bomber Floatplane


The American-designed and produced Northrop N-3PB floatplane was only ever fielded by the Royal Norwegian Navy Air Service.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 1/21/2019
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Specifications


Year: 1941
Status: Retired, Out-of-Service
Manufacturer(s): Northrop Aircraft, Incorporated - USA
Production: 24
Crew: 3
Length: 36.02 ft (10.98 m)
Width: 48.88 ft (14.9 m)
Height: 12.01 ft (3.66 m)
Weight (Empty): 6,173 lb (2,800 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 10,582 lb (4,800 kg)
Power: 1 x Wright GR-1820-G205A 9-cylinder, air-cooled radial piston engine developing 1,200 horsepower.
Speed: 257 mph (414 kph; 224 kts)
Ceiling: 24,016 feet (7,320 m; 4.55 miles)
Range: 994 miles (1,600 km; 864 nm)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,040 ft/min (317 m/min)
Operators: Norway






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Armament



STANDARD:
4 x 0.50 caliber fixed, forward-firing heavy machine guns.
2 x 0.30 caliber machine guns in dorsal and ventral positions.

OPTIONAL:
Up to 2,000lbs of external ordnance including 1 x torpedo, conventional drop bombs or naval depth charges.

Variants / Models



• N-3PB "Nomad" - Base Series Designation; 24 examples produced.
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