BOEING B-52 Stratofortress

Aircraft
Name: 
B-52 Stratofortress
Manufacturer: 
Body: 
Narrow
Wing: 
Fixed Wing
Position: 
High swept wing
Tail: 
Regular tail, mid set
WTC
H
APC
E
Type Code: 
L8J
Engine: 
Jet
Engine Count: 
Multi
Position: 
Underwing mounted
Landing gear: 
Tricycle retractable
Manufacturered as
BOEING B-52 Stratofortress
BOEING Stratofortress

B52

Strategic long range bomber. In service since 1955. Replacement for strategic air commands B-50. Development of the B-29 Superfortress. A number of 744 aircraft were built. Last Turbofan powered version B-52H is to remain in service past 2000. Re-engined 4 CFM engines version of B-52H for US Air Force proposed by BOEING. Max Mach 0.86

Technical Data
Wing span: 
56.40 m
Length: 
48.03 m
Height: 
12.40 m
Powerplant: 

52: 8 x 47.63 kN Pratt & Whitney J57-P-19 W/29WA (with water injection 8 x 62.42 kN) turbojets.

Engine Model: 
Pratt & Whitney J57, Pratt & Whitney JT3D, Rolls-Royce RB211
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2: 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a
MTOW: 
251353 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH: 
n/a
ROC: 
n/a
Cruise
TAS: 
560 kts
MACH: 
0.86
Ceiling: 
500
Range: 
7650 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS: 
n/a
MCS: 
n/a
ROD: 
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS): 
n/a
Distance: 
n/a

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