Bréguet 482

Specifications

1st Flight 1947

Crew: three

Length: 18.86 m (61 ft 11 in)

Wingspan: 24.09 m (79 ft 0 in)

Height: 5.21 m (17 ft 1 in)

Wing area: 64.4 m2 (693.2 sq ft)

Empty weight: 10,450 kg (23,038 lb)

Gross weight: 14,500 kg (31,967 lb)

Powerplant: 4 × Hispano-Suiza 12Z liquid-cooled V12 engine, 1,007 kW (1,350 hp) each (take off power)

Performance

Maximum speed: 560 km/h (348 mph, 302 kn) at 8,000 m (26,250 ft)

Cruise speed: 529 km/h (329 mph, 286 kn)

Range: 1,519 km (944 mi, 820 nmi)

Service ceiling: 12,000 m (39,370 ft)

Variants

Bre 480-Original design, powered by two Gnome-et-Rhône 14L radial engines. Unbuilt.

Bre 481-Proposed versions with two Hispano-Suiza 12Y engines and reduced wing area.

Bre 481 B4-Planned bomber version of Bre 481. Unbuilt.

Bre 481 Raid-Planned long-range record aircraft with further reduced wing area.

Bre 482 B4-Four-engined bomber powered by Hispano-Suiza 12Z engines.

Bre 482 No 1-First prototype – destroyed 1942.

Br 482 No 2-Second prototype, completed 1947 as three-seat research aircraft.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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