Martinsyde G.100 Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1916
Type: Biplane Light Bomber
National Origin: United Kingdom
Manufacturer(s): Martinsyde - United Kingdom
Production Total: 271
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 26.25 feet (8 meters)
Overall Width: 38.06 feet (11.60 meters)
Overall Height: 9.68 feet (2.95 meters)
Weight (Empty): 1,797 lb (815 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,425 lb (1,100 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Beardmore 6-cylinder engine developing 120 horsepower and driving two-bladed wooden propeller in nose.
Maximum Speed: 96 mph (155 kph; 84 knots)
Maximum Range: 450 miles (724 km)
Service Ceiling: 14,009 feet (4,270 meters; 2.65 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 625 feet-per-minute (190 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 0.303 Lewis Gun machine gun over center wing section.
1 x 0.303 Lewis Gun machine gun in portside fuselage location facing rear.
Up to 260lb of conventional drop stores.
Global Operators / Customers
Australia; United Kingdom
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
"Elephant" - Series Nickname
G.100 - Original production model with Beardmore engines of 120 horsepower; 100 examples completed.
G.102 - Fitted with Beardmore engines of 160 horsepower for slightly improved performance specifications; 171 examples completed.