Curtiss SBC Helldiver

ICAO aircraft code SBC
Manufacturer Curtiss
Country United States

The Curtiss SBC Helldiver was a two-seat scout bomber and dive bomber built by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation.

Specifications

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Curtiss SBC Helldiver specifications

General

ICAO aircraft code
SBC
Manufacturer
Curtiss
Manufactured
1938 - 1941
Country
United States

Aircraft performance

Engine:
1x Wright R-1820-34 "Cyclone"
Piston
Power:
950 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
206 Kts
382 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
60 Kts
Travel range:
352 Nm
652 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
24,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
1630 feet / minute
8.28meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
3,462 Kg
7,632 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
3,211 Kg
7,079 lbs
Max Payload:
700 Kg
1,543 lbs

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About the Curtiss SBC Helldiver

The Curtiss SBC Helldiver was a two-seat scout bomber and dive bomber built by the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. It was the last military biplane procured by the United States Navy. Delivered in 1937, it became obsolete even before World War II and was kept well away from combat with Axis fighters.

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