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    • Year
      1906
      2018
    • Length
      18 m
      28 m
    • Height
      4 m
      7 m
    • Width
      1 m
      8 m
    • Diameter
      3 m
      9 m
    • Wing area
      105 m2
      159 m2
    • Wingspan (Beam)
      25 m
      38 m
    • Wing loading
      148 kg/m2
      223 kg/m2
    • Swept
      4 m
      10 m
    • Sweep
      25 deg
      68 deg
    • Aspect ratio
      6
      10
    • Disc area
      1 m2
      460 m2
    • Main rotor diameter
      1 m
      62 m
    • Rotor number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Blades per rotor
      4 qt
      5 qt
    • Disc loading
      17 kg/m2
      73 kg/m2
    • Tail rotor diameter
      0 m
      5 m
    • Empty weight
      13112 kg
      19670 kg
    • Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight)
      23768 kg
      35653 kg
    • Loaded weight
      5 kg
      242500 kg
    • Crew
      8 per.
      12 per.
    • Useful load
      26 kg
      90700 kg
    • Payload
      23 kg
      122470 kg
    • Capacity passengers
      1 per.
      400 per.
    • Hardpoints
      1 qt
      2576 qt
    • Ground Speed
      348 km/h
      524 km/h
    • Max. Speed
      369 km/h
      555 km/h
    • Сruise Speed
      234 km/h
      352 km/h
    • Stall Speed
      40 km/h
      258 km/h
    • Landing Speed
      68 km/h
      270 km/h
    • Minimum control speed
      24 km/h
      113 km/h
    • Never exceed speed
      107 km/h
      1050 km/h
    • Fuel Capacity
      7540 l
      11310 l
    • Fuel External
      142 l
      10025 l
    • Power/mass
      0 hp/kg
      23 hp/kg
    • Thrust/weight
      0 kN/kg
      3 kN/kg
    • Afterburning thrust
      29 kN/kg
      980 kN/kg
    • Total Power
      3840 hp
      5760 hp
    • Thrust
      1 kN
      1914 kN
    • Service ceiling
      8680 m
      13022 m
    • Static ceiling
      3 m
      5485 m
    • Range (Ferry range)
      2575 km
      3863 km
    • Range PTB (Ferry range)
      720 km
      10000 km
    • Сombat radius
      2575 km
      3863 km
    • Endurance
      0 h
      150 h
    • Takeoff roll
      20 m
      3200 m
    • Landing roll
      20 m
      2570 m
    • Maximum glide ratio
      7
      43
    • Load factor from
      2 G
      9 G
    • Rate of climb
      219 m/min
      330 m/min
    • Rate of sink
      36 m/min
      56 m/min
    • Time to altitude
      0 min
      105 min
    • Propellers
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Prop diameter
      1 m
      6 m
    • Prop blade number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Guns
      10 qt
      16 qt
    • Bombs
      1 qt
      250 qt
    • Missiles
      1 qt
      24 qt
    • Rockets
      1 qt
      76 qt
    • Torpedoes
      1 qt
      4 qt
    • Bombs weight
      6240 kg
      9360 kg
    • Rockets weight
      1 kg
      48 kg
    • Number built
      10184 qt
      15278 qt
    • Price
      190663 USD
      285995 USD

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

TypeAircraft
Company

Boeing

Scheme

Monoplane

Low wing

Geometry
Length (m)
1.9
 
22.7
88.7
Height (m)
0.6
 
5.8
50.1
Wings
Wing area (m2)
1.1
 
131.9
925
Wingspan (Beam) (m)
0.1
 
31.6
95
Wing loading (kg/m2)
3.1
 
185.7
829
Aspect ratio
1.7
 
7.6
25.6
Weights
Empty weight (kg)
8
 
16,391
276,800
Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight) (kg)
154
 
29,710.3
575,000
Capacity
Crew (per.)
1
 
10
112
Pilot, co-pilot, navigator, bombardier/nose gunner, flight engineer/top turret gunner, radio operator, waist gunners (2), ball turret gunner, tail gunner
Speeds
Ground Speed (km/h)
96.6
 
436
1,500
Max. Speed (km/h)
25
 
462
28,165
Сruise Speed (km/h)
52
 
293
3,087
Fuel
Fuel Capacity (l)
23
 
9,425
320,000
Power
Total Power (hp)
0.4
 
4,800
60,000
4 powerplants 1200 hp each
Performance
Service ceiling (m)
0.6
 
10,850.9
161,544
Range (Ferry range) (km)
4
 
3,219
40,700
with 2700 kg bombload
Сombat radius (km)
277
 
3,219
7,210
Dynamic Performance
Rate of climb (m/min)
1.9
 
274.3
36,000
Combat
Guns (qt)
1
 
13
18
.50 in (12.7 mm) M2 Browning machine guns in 8 positions
Bombs weight (kg)
2
 
7,800
39,000
Stat
Number built (qt)
0
 
12,731
43,000
Price (USD)
41.5
 
238,329
750.0 million
Introduction 01.04.1938
First flight 28.07.1935
Stop production 1968

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