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Updated: 5 Aug 05

Full Official Name: Bristol Blenheim

Manufacturer:

Variants: Bomber but could also serve as a fighter

Blenheim MkIV

Role: Bomber

Crew: 3 (pilot, observer, and gunner/wireless operator)

Operated by: (Sqns with Lincolnshire connection only)

29 Sqn, 44 Sqn, 110 Sqn, 211 Sqn

Design

All metal. When first introduced to service it was faster than RAF fighters. By 1941 obsolete and suffering severe losses.

Engines

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Armaments

Single dorsal power-operated turret with 2 x .303 MG, one or two fixed forward-firing .303 MG.

Performance

Max speed 266 mph.

Combat radius

With a combat load of 1000 lbs it had a combat radius of 1460 miles and max height of 22 000 ft.

Who operated what?
Armstrong Whitworth :: Battle :: BE2c :: Beaufighter :: Blenheim :: Camel :: Canberra :: DH4 ::DH6 :: DH9 :: Fawn :: Halifax :: Hampden :: Hart :: Hind :: Hurricane :: Hyderabad :: Lancaster :: Lightning :: Lincoln :: Manchester :: Mosquito :: NIMROD :: Phantom :: RE8 :: SENTINEL :: SENTRY :: Spitfire :: Stirling :: Tornado :: Valiant :: VC-10 :: Vulcan :: Washington :: Wellington

 

Blenheim MkIV on 211 Sqn site

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