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RAF Avro Vulcan XH558 Volkel
Planes and Choppers
No: 8861   Contributor: Marcel Sloover   Year: 2009   Manufacturer: Avro   Country: The Netherlands
RAF Avro Vulcan XH558 Volkel

Specifications (Vulcan B.1)

General characteristics

* Crew: 5 (pilot, co-pilot, AEO, Navigator Radar, Navigator Plotter)
* Length: 97 ft 1 in (29.59 m)
* Wingspan: 99 ft 5 in (30.3 m)
* Height: 26 ft 6 in (8.0 m)
* Wing area: 3554 ft² (330.2 m²)
* Empty weight: 83,573 lb (including crew) (37,144 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 170,000 lb (77,111 kg)
* Powerplant: 4× Bristol Olympus 101, or 102 or 104, with higher thrust turbojet, 11,000 lbf (49kN) each

Performance

* Maximum speed: Mach 0.96 (627 mph, 830 km/h 607 mph (1,040 km/h) at altitude))
* Cruise speed: Mach 0.86 at 45,000 ft (567 miles per hour (912 km/h))
* Range: 2,607 mi (4,171 km)
* Service ceiling: 50,000 ft (15,240 m)
* Thrust/weight: 0.31

Armament

21,000 lb (9,500 kg) of conventional bombs or single free-fall nuclear weapon

(text :Wikipedia)
Picture added on 22 June 2009 at 18:51
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