Armstrong Whitworth - UK
United Kingdom (abandoned)
Ability to conduct aerial bombing of ground targets by way of (but not limited to) guns, bombs, missiles, rockets, and the like.
Aircraft developed for the role of prototyping, technology demonstration, or research / data collection.
Maximum Take-Off Weight
4 x Rolls-Royce "Avon" AJ.65 turbojet engines in wing roots developing 6,500lb of thrust each; 1 x Rolls-Royce Avon AJ.65 turbojet engine in aft-section of fuselage developing an additional 6,500lb of thrust.
(935 kph | 505 knots)
(15,240 m | 9 miles)
(6,205 km | 3,350 nm)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
Up to 20,000lb of internally-held drop stores to consist of conventional drop bombs or nuclear-tipped weaponry.
19 x 1,000lb conventional drop bombs OR 3 x 1,000lb drop bombs OR 1 or 2 x 10,000 nuclear bomb(s).
AW.56 - Base Proposal Designation.