Avro 533 Manchester - Specifications (Mark I)

Specifications (Mark I)

Data from Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War I, Avro Aircraft since 1908

General characteristics

  • Crew: 3, pilot and two gunners
  • Length: 37 ft (11.2 m)
  • Wingspan: 60 ft (18.29 m)
  • Height: 12 ft 6 in (3.81 m)
  • Wing area: 813 ft² (75.6 m²)
  • Empty weight: 4,887 lb (2,221 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 7,390 lb (3,359 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × ABC Dragonfly nine-cylinder air cooled radial engine, 320 hp (240 kW) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 128 mph (206 km/h)
  • Stall speed: <45 mph (72 km/h)
  • Service ceiling: 17,000 ft (5,200 m)
  • Endurance: 5 hours 45 minutes
  • Climb to 10,000 ft (3,050 m): 14 min 20 sec.

Armament

  • Guns: 2 × .303 in (7.7 mm) Lewis Guns at nose and midships positions
  • Bombs: 880 lb (400 kg)

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