Bloch MB.700

1st Flight 1940

The Bloch MB.700 was a French Prototype low-wing monoplane interceptor.

The Axis take over of France ended any further work on this aircraft.

Specifications

Crew: 1

Length: 7.34 m (24 ft 1 in)

Wingspan: 8.90 m (29 ft 2 in)

Height: 3.40 m (11 ft 2 in)

Wing area: 12.40 m2 (133.5 sq ft)

Powerplant

1 × Gnome-Rhône 14M-6 14-cyl. two-row air-cooled radial piston engine

Propellers: 3-bladed variable-pitch propeller

Performance

Maximum speed: 550 km/h (340 mph, 300 kn)

Armament

2 × 20 mm Hispano-Suiza HS.404 cannon with 60-round drum magazines

2 × 7.5 mm (0.295 in) MAC 1934 M39 machine guns with 500 rpg.

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