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Saunders-Roe SR.A/1

Saunders-Roe SR.A/1  

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  1. 1. Would you like to see this aircraft in the game ?

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    • Yes, as a premium aircraft.
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    • Yes, as a event aircraft.
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    • No, thanks.
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The Saunders-Roe SR./A.1 was a prototype flying boat fighter aircraft designed and built by British seaplane manufacturer Saunders-Roe. It was the first jet-propelled water-based aircraft in the world.

 

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General characteristics

Crew: 1

Length: 50 ft 0 in (15.24 m)

Wingspan: 46 ft 0 in (14.02 m)

Height: 16 ft 9 in (5.11 m)

Wing area: 415 sq ft (38.6 m2)

Empty weight: 11,262 lb (5,108 kg)

Gross weight: 16,000 lb (7,257 kg)

Max takeoff weight: 19,033 lb (8,633 kg) max. overload weight with slipper tanks[21]

Fuel capacity: 424 imp gal (509 US gal; 1,930 L) internal fuel,[22] provision for two 149 imp gal (179 US gal; 680 L) slipper tanks[21]

Powerplant: 2 × Metropolitan-Vickers Beryl MVB.2 turbojets, 3,850 lbf (17.1 kN) thrust each

 

Performance

Maximum speed: 512 mph (824 km/h, 445 kn)

Endurance: 1 hr 48 min

Service ceiling: 48,000 ft (15,000 m)

 

Armament

Standard: 4x 20 mm Hispano Mk 5 guns

Optional: 2x 1000 lb (455 kg) bombs, or 8× unguided rockets

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saunders-Roe_SR.A/1

https://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/detail.asp?aircraft_id=1239

 

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7 hours ago, ChocolateCrisps said:

What happened to the previous thread for this?

 

All the suggestion threads made before June 2016 or so were pruned about a year ago.

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