Loire 46 - Specifications (Loire 46)

Specifications (Loire 46)

Data from The Complete Book of Fighters

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 7.88 m (25 ft 10¼ in)
  • Wingspan: 11.83 m (38 ft 9¾ in)
  • Height: 4.13 m (13 ft 6⅝ in)
  • Wing area: 19.50 m² (209.9 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 1,450 kg (3,197 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 2,100 kg (4,630 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Gnome-Rhône 14Kfs 14-cylinder, air-cooled radial piston engine, 694 kW (930 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 370 km/h (200 knots, 230 mph)
  • Range: 750 km (466 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 11,750 m (38,550 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 12.09 meters per second (2,411.76 feet per minute)
  • Climb to 3,000 m (9,840 ft): 3.3 min

Armament

  • Guns: 4× fixed forward-firing 7.5 mm (0.295 inch) MAC 1934 machine guns mounted in the wings

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