Tupolev TB-6 - Specifications (TB-6)

Specifications (TB-6)

Data from Shavrov 1985

General characteristics

  • Crew: 17
  • Length: 39 m (127 ft 11 in)
  • Wingspan: 95 m (311 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 10 m (32 ft 9.7 in)
  • Wing area: 800 m² (8611.1 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 50,000 kg (110,231 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 70,000 kg (154,324 lb)
  • Powerplant: 12 × Mikulin AM-34FRN V12 engines, 671 kW (900 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 300 km/h (162 kn, 186 mph) (estimated)
  • Wing loading: 88 kg/m² (18 lb/ft²)
  • Power/mass: 115 W/kg (0.07 hp/lb)

Armament

  • Guns:
    • 1 x 37-millimeter (1.5 in) cannon
    • 4 x 20-millimeter (0.79 in) ShVAK cannons
    • 1 x 7.62-millimeter (0.300 in) DA machine gun
    • 4 x 2 7.62-millimeter (0.300 in) ShKAS machine guns
  • Bombs: 15,000 kg (33,000 lb) normal load, 24,600 kg (54,000 lb) max

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