Vought SB2U Vindicator

ICAO aircraft code SB2U
Manufacturer Vought
Country United States

The Vought SB2U Vindicator is an American carrier-based dive bomber developed for the United States Navy in the 1930s, the first monoplane in this role.

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Vought SB2U Vindicator Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
SB2U
Manufacturer
Vought
Manufactured
1936 - 1941
Country
United States

Aircraft performance

Engine:
1x Pratt & Whitney R-1535-02 Twin Wasp Jr
Piston
Power:
825 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
211 Kts
391 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
62 Kts
Travel range:
970 Nm
1,796 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
27,500 feet
Rate of Climb:
1070 feet / minute
5.44meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
4,273 Kg
9,420 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
3,390 Kg
7,474 lbs
Max Payload:
680 Kg
1,499 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
370 gallon
1,401 liter

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About the Vought SB2U Vindicator

The Vought SB2U Vindicator is an American carrier-based dive bomber developed for the United States Navy in the 1930s, the first monoplane in this role. Vindicators still remained in service at the time of the Battle of Midway, but by 1943, all had been withdrawn to training units. It was known as the Chesapeake in Royal Navy service.

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