Information about the B-24 Liberator.
|Engines:||4x P&W Twin Wasp R1830-65 (1200 HP each)|
|Weights:||16 tons empty, 31 tons laden|
|Bombload:||4 tons - various mixes|
|Armament:||10 Browning -50 cal heavy MGs|
|Speed:||290mph max, 215mph cruise|
|Ceiling:||28,000 feet laden|
|Range:||2,100 miles, 3,000 miles on aux tanks|
|Crew:||2 pilots, engineer, 2 navigator-bombers,2 radio operators, 4 turret gunners|
|First Flight:||29 December 1939|
|Main Users:||USAAF, USN, USMC, RAF, RAAF, Indian AF, RCAF|
B-24 In Service Photo Archive
These images have been supplied courtesy and copyright clearance of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and are official RAAF photos, Copyright © Department of Defence.
Special thanks also go to WOFF Ray Bennell of the RAAF, who went beyond the call of duty with his prompt work and extra "photo finding" through the DEFWEB archives.