Handley Page Halifax

Mk I

Mk II

Mk III

Halifax II

 

Type

 Heavy Bomber

Armament

 8 x 7,7mm Browning MG
1 x 7,7mm Vickers K MG
5.897kg bombload

Engine

 Mk I - 4 x Rolls-Royce Merlin X 1280hp each
Mk II - 4 x Rolls-Royce Merlin XX 1390hp each
Mk III - 4 x Bristol Hercules XVI 1615hp each
Mk IV - 4 x Bristol Hercules 100 1800hp each

Weight

 Empty from 15.359kh - Max take-off to 30.844kg

Crew

 7

Speed

 I - 426km/h
II - 435km/h
III o IV - 501km/h
V, VII, VIII o IX - 460km/h

Year of construction

 October 1940 - November 1946

Quantity

 6176

User

 UK  Canada  Australia  Egypt  Pakistan  Poland  France and New Zealand

Manufacturer

 Handley Page Ltd, London Aircraft Production Group, English Electric Ltd and Fairey Aviation Ltd