IAR 79

The IAR 79 was a twin-engine bomber and military reconnaissance aircraft with a wood and metal structure that saw service in World War II built under licence in Brasov, Romania, by Industria Aeronautică Română

Variants

S-79B

Romanian designation of the Savoia-Marchetti SM.79B bombers with 2 x IAR K14 1000 HP engine.

Italian Built

JIS-79B

Romanian designation of the Savoia-Marchetti SM.79B bombers with 2 x Junkers Jumo 211Da 1200 HP engine, The aircraft were Italian-built.

IAR JRS-79B

Romanian designation of the IAR 79 with 2 x Junkers Jumo 211Da 1200 HP engine , built under license by IAR factory.

A total of 36 were manufactured by the Romanian factory (numbered 101-136).

IAR JRS-79B1

Romanian designation of the IAR 79 with 2 x Junkers Jumo 211F 1400 HP engine, built by IAR factory.

A total of 36 were manufactured by the Romanian factory.

Specifications

Crew

5

Length

16.82 m (55 ft 2 in)

Wingspan

21.2 m (69 ft 7 in)

Height

4.1 m (13 ft 5 in) tail down

Wing area

60.6 m2 (652 sq ft)

Airfoil

Root

NACA 2418

Tip

NACA 2412

Empty weight

6,400 kg (14,110 lb)

Gross weight

11,785 kg (25,981 lb)

Powerplant

2 × Junkers Jumo 211F V-12 inverted liquid-cooled piston engines, 980 kW (1,320 hp) each

Propellers

3-bladed constant-speed propellers

Performance

Maximum speed

436 km/h (271 mph, 235 kn) at 6,000 m (19,685 ft)

Range

1,750 km (1,090 mi, 940 nmi)

Ferry range

1,900 km (1,200 mi, 1,000 nmi)

Endurance

5 hours

Service ceiling

9,000 m (30,000 ft)

Take-off run

400 m (1,300 ft)

Landing run

350 m (1,150 ft)

Armament

Guns

5 x 7.92 mm machine guns

1 x 20 mm cannon

Bombs

1500 kg of bombs.

 

 

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