Armstrong Whitworth Whitley

Armstrong Whitworth Whitley

Image Courtesy of Karsten Schulze

 

Specification

(MkI) 2 x 795hp Armstrong Siddeley Tiger IX 14 Cylinder air cooled radial engines

(MkII & III) 2 x 845hp Tiger VIII air cooled radial engines

(MkIV) 2 x Rolls Royce Merlin IV 12 Cylinder water cooled in-line engines

(MkV) 2 x 1,145hp Merlin X water cooled engines

Dimensions

Wingspan 84 feet (25.6m)

Length 69 feet 3 in (21.1m)

Height 15 feet (4.57m)

Unladen Weight: (MkII & III) 15,475lbs (7,017.9kg)

(Mk V) 19,350lbs (8,775.2kg)

Laden weight: (MkII & III) 22,900lbs (10,385.1kg)

(Mk V) 33,500lbs (15,192.25kg)

Performance

(Mk II & III) 209 mph (336.3kmh)

(MkV) 230 mph (370.13km)

(MkII & III) Ceiling 23,000 feet (7,010.4m)

(Mk V) 26,000 feet (7,924.8)

Range: (MkII & III) 1,315 miles (2,116.2)

(MkV) 1,500 miles (2,413.95km)

Armament

Nose Turret: 1 x .303

Tail Turret: 4 x .303

Bombload 7,000lbs (3,174.5kg)