Bloch MB.210

1st Flight 1934

The MB.210 and MB.211 were the successors of the French Bloch MB.200 and differed primarily in being low wing monoplanes rather than high wing monoplanes.

Variants

MB.210.01

First prototype, powered by 2x 596 kW (800 hp) Gnome-Rhône 14Kdrs / Gnome-Rhône 14Kgrs air-cooled radial engines.

MB.210Bn.4

Initial production version, powered by 2x Gnome-Rhône 14N-10 / Gnome-Rhône 14N-11 radial engines.

MB.210Bn.5

Hanriot – built variant with extra crew member.

MB.210H

Floatplane version powered by 2x Gnome-Rhône 14Kirs engines

MB.211.01

Prototype equipped with two 641 kW (860 hp) Hispano-Suiza 12Y inline engines.

Specifications

Crew: 5

Length: 18.83 m (61 ft 9 in)

Wingspan: 22.82 m (74 ft 10 in)

Height: 6.7 m (22 ft 0 in)

Wing area: 62.5 m2 (673 sq ft)

Empty weight: 6,413 kg (14,138 lb)

Gross weight: 9,720 kg (21,429 lb)

Max take-off weight: 10,221 kg (22,533 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Gnome-Rhône 14N-10 14-cylinder air-cooled radial engine, 709 kW (951 hp) LH roation

Powerplant

1 × Gnome-Rhône 14N-11 14-cylinder air-cooled radial engine, 709 kW (951 hp) RH rotation

Propellers: 3-bladed variable-pitch propellers (LH and RH rotation)

Performance

Maximum speed: 322 km/h (200 mph, 174 kn) at 3,500 m (11,483 ft)

Cruise speed: 240 km/h (150 mph, 130 kn) econ. at 3,500 m (11,483 ft)

Range: 1,700 km (1,100 mi, 920 nmi)

Service ceiling: 9,900 m (32,500 ft)

Time to altitude: 4,000 m (13,123 ft) in 12 minutes

Wing loading: 156 kg/m2 (32 lb/sq ft)

Power/mass: 0.15 kW/kg (0.091 hp/lb)

Armament

Guns: 3 × 7.5 mm (.295 in) MAC 1934 machine guns

Bombs: 1,600 kg (3,520 lb) of bombs

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