Brewster SBN-1 Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1941
Type: Carrier-Based Dive Bomber
National Origin: United States
Manufacturer(s): Brewster Aeronautical Corporation - USA
Production Total: 31
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 3
Overall Length: 27.66 feet (8.43 meters)
Overall Width: 39.01 feet (11.89 meters)
Overall Height: 8.66 feet (2.64 meters)
Weight (MTOW): 6,759 lb (3,066 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Wright XR-1820-22 Cyclone radial piston engine developing 950 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 255 mph (410 kph; 221 knots)
Maximum Range: 1,016 miles (1,635 km)
Service Ceiling: 28,215 feet (8,600 meters; 5.34 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 0.30 caliber medium machine gun on trainable mount in rear cockpit.
1 x 500lb bomb carried in an internal bomb bay.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
XSBA-1 - Base Prototype Designation; single example completed.
SBN-1 - Production Model Designation; 30 examples delivered to the USN.