B-25 Mitchell

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HistoryCentral.com >Aviation > WW II: American Aircraft > B-25 Mitchell

The History of Aviation


AMERICAN COMBAT

AIRCRAFT OF WORLD

WAR II

B-25 Mitchell

The B-25 was the most successful lightbomber of the war. It was used in all theaters. It is best known for thedaring carrier based attack carried out by Jimmy Doolittle on Japan in 1942.


Manufacturer: North American

Engines: 4 1700 HPWR R-2600

Speed: 302MPH

Length: 52.1ft

Range: 1,350mi

Wingspan: 67.7ft

Weight: 35,000lbs(max)

Ceiling: 24,200ft

Armaments: 12 machine guns, 4,00lbs

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