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Sweden's B-5 general purpose

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B-5 general purpose:
Sweden's B-5 general purpose
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
B-5 general purpose:
Sweden's B-5 general purpose
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The B-5 was based on the Northrop A-17.

Specifications

  B-5
Type General purpose
Crew  
Engine (Type) Wright Whirlwind
Cylinders Radial
Cooling Air
HP 420
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 41'
Length 28' 5"
Height 8' 10"
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 4,375 lb
Performance  
Speed 170 mph
Speed @ 2,500'  
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 730 miles
Armament  

Sources:

  1. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site