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A-20 Havoc Specs
Designed in 1938, the Douglas A-20 Havoc was destined to perform many roles throughout WWII. It served as a bomber, night fighter, and intruder aircraft. The Havoc was even one of the first aircraft, in military service, with nose gear to fly. Its first use was in France in 1940, right before the evacuation of Dunkirk. Next came the British who used it as a night fighter and intruder, they later began using it as a bomber. While its role as a bomber diminished when the heavy bombers entered the war, it grew as a low level attack aircraft.
This highly produced aircraft served several nations in WWII. With nearly 7,500 built, the British, French, US, and Russians used this unique attack aircraft for several roles in WWII. It was used in all of the WWII theaters with much success.
Specs for the A-20G Havoc
|Function:||Multi-Function Attack Aircraft|
|Power Plant:||2 Wright R-2600-23 of 1,700 hp each|
|Length:||47 ft 11 in|
|Height:||17 ft. 7 in.|
|Max Weight:||27,200 lbs loaded|
|Max Speed:||339 mph|
|Armament:||6 50 cal machine guns and up to 4,000 lbs of bombs|