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France's Breguet 482 heavy bomber

Design

The Breguet 482 was to be a heavy bomber.1

Prototype

Two were ordered but the Fall of France caused the program to be cancelled.1 One prototype was taken to Algeria but was destroyed in a bombing raid.1 In 1947 the second prototype was fixed so that it was able to fly.1

Specifications

  Breguet 4821
Type Heavy Bomber1
Crew  
Engine (Type) 4: Hispano-Suiza1
Cylinders  
Cooling  
Net HP 1,100 each1
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 80'1
Length 61' 6"1
Height  
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Normal load  
Loaded  
Performance  
Speed 328 mph1
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range  
Range - maximum  
Armament  

Sources:

  1. World War II Airplanes Volume 1, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1976
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site