Armstrong Whitworth Whitley

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A.W.38 Whitley
Whitley Mk.V
Vloga Srednji bombnik
Izvor Združeno kraljestvo
Proizvajalec/-ci Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft
Oblikovalec John Lloyd
Krstni polet 17. marec 1936
Uveden 1937
Upokojen 1945
Glavni uporabnik Kraljeve letalske sile
Število izdelanih 1814
Razvit iz Armstrong Whitworth AW.23
Primerjava treh britanskih srednjih bombnikov: Whitley (roza), Vickers Wellington (moder) in Handley Page Hampden (rumen)
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Armstrong Whitworth A.W.38 Whitley je bil propelerski srednji bombnik britanskega proizvajalca Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft. Whitley je poimenovan po pokrajini v Angliji. Whitley je bil en izmed treh dvomotornih bombnikov, ki jih je imela RAF na voljo za začetku vojne, ostala dva sta bila Vickers Wellington in Handley Page Hampden. Bili so glavna udarna sila do prihoda štirimotornih težkih bombnikov.

Specifikacije(Whitley Mk V)[uredi | uredi kodo]

Ortografska projekcija Whitley Mk V

Podatki iz The Whitley File, Roberts 1986

Splošne karakteristike

Zmogljivost

Oborožitev

  • Strelno orožje:
  • Bombe: Do 3175 kg bomb v notranjosti in na podkrilnih nosilcih, tipično:
    • 12 × 250 lb (113 kg) in
    • 2 × 500 lb (227 kg) bombi
    • Lahko je bil oborožen tudi z 907 kg bombami

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Bibliografija[uredi | uredi kodo]

  • "A Modern Heavy Bomber." Flight, 21 October 1937, pp. 396–402.
  • Cheshire, Leonard. Leonard Cheshire V.C. Bomber Pilot. St. Albans, Herts, UK: Mayflower, 1975 (reprint of 1943 edition). ISBN 0-583-12541-7.
  • Crosby, F. The World Encyclopedia of Bombers. London: Anness Publishing, 2007. ISBN 1-84477-511-9. 
  • Donald, David and Jon Lake. Encyclopedia of World Military Aircraft. London: AIRtime Publishing, 1996. ISBN 1-880588-24-2.
  • Green, William. Famous Bombers of the Second World War. London: Macdonald and Jane's, 1959, (third revised edition 1975). ISBN 0-356-08333-0.
  • Green, William and Gordon Swanborough. "Armstrong Whitworth's Willing Whitley" Air Enthusiast. No. 9, February–May 1979. Bromley, Kent, UK., pp. 10–25.
  • Green, William and Gordon Swanborough. WW2 Aircraft Fact Files: RAF Bombers, Part 1. London: Macdonald and Jane's, 1979. ISBN 0-354-01230-4.
  • Gunston,, Bill. Classic World War II Aircraft Cutaways. Botley, Oxfordshire, UK: Osprey Publishing, 1995. ISBN 1-85532-526-8. 
  • Jackson, A.J. British Civil Aircraft since 1919 (Volume 1). London: Putnam & Company Ltd., 1973. ISBN 0-370-10006-9.
  • Mason, Francis K. (1994). The British Bomber since 1914. London: Putnam. ISBN 9780851778617. 
  • Mondey, David. The Hamlyn Concise Guide to British Aircraft of World War II. London: Chancellor Press, 1994. ISBN 1-85152-668-4. 
  • Moyes, Philip J.R. The Armstrong Whitworth Whitley. Leatherhead, Surrey, UK: Profile Publications Ltd., 1967.
  • Moyes, Philip J. R. Bomber Squadrons of the RAF and Their Aircraft. London: Macdonald and Jane's, 1976 revised, 1964,. ISBN 0-354-01027-1. 
  • Roberts, R. N. Aircraft Crash Log No.4: Armstrong Whitworth Whitley. Leeds, UK: N. Roberts, 1978. 
  • Roberts,, R. N. The Whitley File. Tonbridge, Kent, UK: Air-Britain (Historians), 1986. ISBN 0-85130-127-4. 
  • Swanborough,, Gordon. British Aircraft at War, 1939-1945. East Sussex, UK: HPC Publishing, 1997. ISBN 0-9531421-0-8. 
  • Thetford, Owen. Aircraft of the Royal Aircraft, 1918-57. London: Putnam & Company Ltd., 1957.
  • Wixey, Ken. Armstrong Whitworth Whitley (Warpaint Series No. 21). Denbigh East, Bletchley, UK: Hall Park Books, 1999. OCLC 65202527

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