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Yermolayev Yer-2


Medium Bomber Aircraft


The Yermoleyev Yer-2 is a little-remembered long-range medium-class bomber of the Soviet Air Force of the World War 2 period.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 3/29/2019






Specifications



Year:
1941
Status
Retired, Out-of-Service
Crew
4
[ 128 Units ] :
Yermolaev / Yermolayev OKB - Soviet Union
National flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union
- Ground Attack
Length:
53.87 ft (16.42 m)
Width/Span:
75.46 ft (23 m)
Height:
15.81 ft (4.82 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Yermolayev Yer-2 production model)
Empty Weight:
23,049 lb (10,455 kg)
MTOW:
41,006 lb (18,600 kg)
(Diff: +17,957lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Yermolayev Yer-2 production model)
2 x Charomsky ACh-30B V-12 diesel-fueled engines developing 1,500 horsepower each and driving three bladed propeller units.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Yermolayev Yer-2 production model)
Maximum Speed:
261 mph (420 kph; 227 kts)
Service Ceiling:
23,622 feet (7,200 m; 4.47 miles)
Maximum Range:
3,418 miles (5,500 km; 2,970 nm)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Yermolayev Yer-2 production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
STANDARD:
1 x 12.7mm UBT Heavy Machine Gun (HMG) on trainable mounting at nose.
1 x 12.7mm UBT HMG on trainable mounting at ventral position.
1 x 20mm ShVAK autocannon in dorsal turret.

OPTIONAL:
Up to 11,025lb of conventional drop bombs held in an internal bomb bay.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Yermolayev Yer-2 production model)
Yer-2 - Base Series Designation; definitive production form; powered by 2 x M-105 engines; 128 examples completed.
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