Consolidated Vultee TBY-2 Sea Wolf Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1944
Type: Torpedo Bomber
National Origin: United States
Manufacturer(s): Consolidate Vultee / Vought - USA
Production Total: 180
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 3
Overall Length: 39.21 feet (11.95 meters)
Overall Width: 56.92 feet (17.35 meters)
Overall Height: 15.49 feet (4.72 meters)
Weight (Empty): 11,336 lb (5,142 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 18,488 lb (8,386 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-2800-22 radial piston engine developing 2,100 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 306 mph (492 kph; 266 knots)
Maximum Range: 1,501 miles (2,415 km)
Service Ceiling: 27,231 feet (8,300 meters; 5.16 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 0.30 caliber machine gun in engine cowling
1 x 0.50 caliber machine gun in rear powered turret
1 x 0.30 caliber machine gun in ventral ball mounting.
2 x 0.50 caliber machine guns in wings (later)
Up to 2,000lbs of internal and external stores including conventional drop bombs (or a torpedo) and underwing rockets.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
XTBU-1 "Sea Wolf" - Original Vought product; single prototype example.
TBY-2 - Consolidated Vultee production mark
TBY-3 - Proposed mark with R-2800-34 engine; tested on 7th production TBY-2; never furthered.