Douglas SBD "Dauntless"/A-24 Banshee

SBD

SBD

SBD

SBD-5

SBD-5

Type

Carrierbased dive bomber

Armament

1-2 x 050in 12,7mm Browning MG
1-2 x 030in 7,62mm Browning MG
1 x 454kg bomb
2 x 45kg bombload or 113kg depth charges

Engine

Wright R-1820-32/52/60/66 9cyl radial engine 1000/1200hp

Weight

Empty 2.970kg - Max take off 4.320-4.853kg

Crew

2

Speed

SBD-5 - 406km/h

Year of construction

June 1940 - July 1944

Quantity

SBD-1 - 57
SBD-2 - 87
SBD-3 - 584
SBD-4 - 451
SBD-5 - 3025

User

USA, Australia, Chile, France, Mexico, New Zealand and UK

Manufacturer

Douglas Aircraft Company