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The Breguet Br.19 model series replaced the outgoing Breguet 14 in service with the French in the years following World War 1.



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The French-designed and produced Breguet Br.19 was designed as successor to the stellar Br.14 model line and was developed in parallel with the Br.14. It went on to share many of the same design qualities with its early wartime cousin but included greater attention to aerodynamics. The line was powered by 2 x Lorraine-Dietrich 12D/E or Renault 12K engines.

A first flight was had during March 1922.

The aircraft featured a conventional biplane wing arrangement with I-type struts fitted. The upper wing section was considerably wider in span than the lower and armament ranged between three or four .303-inch machine guns. The fixed wheeled undercarriage included two main legs with heavily reinforced members. The design was intended as a day bomber and was cleared to carry just over 1,500 lb of ordnance.

The Br.19 went on to see combat service in the French colonial wars involving Syria and Morocco during the 1920s and continued to serve in a frontline role until 1934 by which point it was relegated to training duty. Around 2,700 of the series were produced.

Foreign operators beyond France eventually ranged from Argentina and Belgium to Venezuela and Yugoslavia. Some saw service as passenger haulers in civil airspace.


Specifications



Year:
1923
Status
Retired, Out-of-Service
Crew
2
[ 2,700 Units ] :
Breguet Aviation - France
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- Ground Attack
- Commercial Market
- Training
Length:
29.17 ft (8.89 m)
Width:
48.56 ft (14.8 m)
Height:
12.14 ft (3.7 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the Breguet Br.19 production model)
Empty Weight:
3,272 lb (1,484 kg)
MTOW:
5,093 lb (2,310 kg)
(Diff: +1,821lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the Breguet Br.19 production model)
1 x Renault 12Kc water-cooled inline engine developing 550 horsepower driving a two-bladed propeller at the nose.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the Breguet Br.19 production model)
Max Speed:
149 mph (239 kph; 129 kts)
Service Ceiling:
25,591 feet (7,800 m; 4.85 miles)
Max Range:
497 miles (800 km; 432 nm)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the Breguet Br.19 production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
STANDARD:
3 or 4 x 0.303" machine guns for local defense.

OPTIONAL:
1,543 lb (700 kg) of external ordnance.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the Breguet Br.19 production model)
Br.19 - Base Series Designation
Br.19 A.2 - Spotter Reconnaissance Variant
Br.19 B.2 - Bomber Variant
Br.19GR - Long Range Variant
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