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    • Year
      1906
      2018
    • Length
      38 m
      59 m
    • Height
      9 m
      15 m
    • Width
      1 m
      8 m
    • Diameter
      3 m
      9 m
    • Wing area
      297 m2
      446 m2
    • Wingspan (Beam)
      45 m
      68 m
    • Wing loading
      468 kg/m2
      704 kg/m2
    • Swept
      4 m
      10 m
    • Sweep
      25 deg
      68 deg
    • Aspect ratio
      6
      11
    • 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
      66600 kg
      99900 kg
    • Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight)
      177082 kg
      265624 kg
    • Loaded weight
      96000 kg
      144000 kg
    • Crew
      4 per.
      6 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
      96 km/h
      1500 km/h
    • Max. Speed
      837 km/h
      1257 km/h
    • Сruise Speed
      673 km/h
      1011 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
      145288 l
      217932 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
      0 hp
      60000 hp
    • Thrust
      486 kN
      730 kN
    • Service ceiling
      12192 m
      18288 m
    • Static ceiling
      3 m
      5485 m
    • Range (Ferry range)
      12985 km
      19479 km
    • Range PTB (Ferry range)
      720 km
      10000 km
    • Сombat radius
      5768 km
      7210 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
      1528 m/min
      2294 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
      1 qt
      2 qt
    • Bombs
      1 qt
      250 qt
    • Missiles
      1 qt
      24 qt
    • Rockets
      1 qt
      76 qt
    • Torpedoes
      1 qt
      4 qt
    • Bombs weight
      2 kg
      39000 kg
    • Rockets weight
      1 kg
      48 kg
    • Number built
      595 qt
      893 qt
    • Price
      486 USD
      730 USD

Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

TypeAircraft
Company

Boeing

Scheme

High wing

Monoplane

Geometry
Length (m)
1.9
 
48.5
88.7
Height (m)
0.6
 
12.4
50.1
Wings
Wing area (m2)
1.1
 
371.6
925
Wingspan (Beam) (m)
0.1
 
56.4
95
Wing loading (kg/m2)
3.1
 
586
829
Aspect ratio
1.7
 
8.6
25.6
Weights
Empty weight (kg)
8
 
83,250
276,800
Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight) (kg)
154
 
221,353.1
575,000
Loaded weight (kg)
5
 
120,000
242,500
bombs, mines, missiles, in various configurations
Capacity
Crew (per.)
1
 
5
112
Pilot, Copilot, Weapon Systems Officer, Navigator, Electronic Warfare Officer, and tail gunner until the removal of the tail gun in 1991
Speeds
Max. Speed (km/h)
25
 
1,047
28,165
Сruise Speed (km/h)
52
 
842
3,087
Fuel
Fuel Capacity (l)
23
 
181,610
320,000
Power
Thrust (kN)
1.5
 
608
1,914
8 powerplants 76 kN each
Performance
Service ceiling (m)
0.6
 
15,240
161,544
Range (Ferry range) (km)
4
 
16,232
40,700
Сombat radius (km)
277
 
7,210
7,210
Dynamic Performance
Rate of climb (m/min)
1.9
 
1,911.1
36,000
Combat
Guns (qt)
1
 
1
18
20 mm (0.787 in) M61 Vulcan cannon originally mounted in a remote controlled tail turret on the H-model, removed from all current operational aircraft in 1991
Stat
Number built (qt)
0
 
744
43,000
Price (USD)
41.5
 
608
750.0 million
8 powerplants 76 kN each
Introduction 1960
First flight 15.04.1952

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