PWS-19

 

1st Flight 1931

The PWS-19 was a Polish reconnaissance and bomber plane prototype of the 1930s. 

Only one prototype was built.

Specifications

Crew: 2 (pilot, observer/gunner)

Length: 9.17 m (30 ft 1 in)

Wingspan: 14.5 m (47 ft 7 in)

Height: 3.16 m (10 ft 4 in)

Wing area: 29 m2 (310 sq ft)

Empty weight: 1,340 kg (2,954 lb)

Gross weight: 1,950 kg (4,299 lb)

Max take-off weight: 2,185 kg (4,817 lb)

Powerplant: 1 × Pratt & Whitney Hornet T2 9-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine, 391 kW (525 hp) (nominal)

Propellers: 2-bladed fixed-pitch propeller

Performance

Maximum speed: 234 km/h (145 mph, 126 kn)

Cruise speed: 190 km/h (120 mph, 100 kn)

Stall speed: 99 km/h (62 mph, 53 kn) ~

Range: 700 km (430 mi, 380 nmi)

Service ceiling: 7,200 m (23,600 ft)

Rate of climb: 7.5 m/s (1,480 ft/min)

Wing loading: 67 kg/m2 (14 lb/sq ft)

Armament

Guns: 2 x 7.7 mm Vickers machine guns (1 forward-firing, 1 movable),

Bombs: 250 kg (550 lb) bombs.

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