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Posted 9/27/2007 Printable Fact Sheet
B-26 Marauder
Martin B-26 "Marauder"
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Martin B-26 "Marauder"
S/N 40-1370

Crew:   Seven
Engines:   Two Pratt & Whitney R-2800s radials; 2,000 hp ea
Wingspan:   71 ft 0 in
Length:   58 ft 6 in
Height:   20 ft 3 in
Weight:   37,000 lbs loaded
Speed:   cruise: 190 mph; max: 285 mph
Range:   1,100 miles
Service Ceiling:   19,800 ft
Armament:   Eleven .50-cal. machine guns; 4,000 lbs of bombs
Cost:   $227,000

This B-26, S/N 40-1370, crashed in King Salmon, Alaska, on August 16, 1942. The forward fuselage was recovered by the Aerospace Heritage Foundation of Utah in 2000 and is currently awaiting restoration.

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