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Bristol Blenheim IV
Bristol Blenheim IV
Blenheim IV R3821 (G-BPIV) of The Aircraft Restoration Company at Duxford Autumn Air Day in 2000.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type: Three Crew Light Bomber
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Engines: 2 x Bristol Mercury XV Radial Piston Engines rated at 675kw (905hp)
Armament: 3 x .303 in Browning Machine guns (2 in power-operated dorsal turret, and 1 x forward-firing in port wing. Also, 1,000lb (434kg) of bombs internally and 320lb (145kg) externally.
Dimensions: Wing Span: 17.17m (56ft 4 in). Length: 12.98m (42ft 7in), Height: 3.00m (9ft 10in).
Wing Area: 43.57 sq. metres (469 sq. feet)
Weights: Empty: 4441kg (9,790lb). Max Takeoff: 6532kg (14,400lb)
Performance: Max Speed: 266 mph (428 km/hour) at 11,800ft (3595m) Service Ceiling: 27,260ft (8310m) Max Range: 1,460 miles (2350km)
Operators: RAF, RAAF, RCAF, RNZAF,FFAF,Croatia, Finland, Greece, Portugal, Romania, SAAF, Turkey, Yugoslavia
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