Lockheed Hudson

Hudson Mk VI

Hudson from the RAF over Iceland

 

Type

 Bomber and reconnaissance

Armament

 7 x 0303in 7,7mm Browning MG
341kg bombload

Engine

 Hudson I o II - 2 x Wright GR-1820-G102A 9cyl radial  engine 1100hp each
Hudson III - 2 x Wright GR-1820-G205A 9cyl radial engine 1200hp each
Hudson IV, V o VI - 2 x Pratt&Whitney R-1830-S3C3-G 14cyl two row radial engine 1200hp each

Weight

 Hudson I - Empty 5.443kg - Max take-off 8.393kg
Hudson VI - Empty 5.864kg - Max take-off 10.142kg

Crew

 6

Speed

 Hudson I - 397km/h
Hudson VI - 420km/h

Year of construction

 February 1939 - 1942

Quantity

 2584

User

 USA  Australia  Brazil  Canada  China  Netherlands  New Zealand and UK

Manufacturer

 Lockheed Aircraft Corporation