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DispatchFactbookMilitary

by The Commonwealth of Britiannia. . 41 reads.

Avro Silver Dart

General characteristics
Variants: SR.Mk.1, T.Mk.1, SR.Mk.1A, T.Mk. 2, SR.Mk.3, SR.Mk.3A
In Service: 1970 (T.Mk.1/2, SR.Mk.1/3), 1994 (SR.Mk.1/3A)
Crew: 2 (pilot and reconnaissance systems officer)
Length:
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1/1A: 49.8 m
Silver Dart SR.Mk.3/3A: 4.98 m
Wingspan:
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1/1A: 18.2 m
Silver Dart SR.Mk.3/3A: 1.82 m
Height:
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1/1A: 5.82 m
Silver Dart SR.Mk.3/3A: 0.582 m
Empty weight:
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1: 45,360 kg
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1A: 46,820 kg
Silver Dart SR.Mk.3: 2,780 kg
Loaded weight:
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1: ~89,000 kg
Max takeoff weight: 99,790 kg
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1: 99,790 kg
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1A: 99,790 kg
Silver Dart SR.Mk.3: 3,520 kg
Powerplant:
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1: 4x Rolls-Royce RB749-2 continuous bleed afterburning turbojets, 80.8 kN dry, 102.6 kN full reheat each.
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1A: 2x Rolls-Royce RB762-4 continuous bleed afterburning turbojets, 220 kN dry, 281 kN full reheat each.
Silver Dart SR.Mk.3: 4x Rolls-Royce RB749-2M continuous bleed afterburning turbojets, 5.22 kN dry, 6.58 kN full reheat each.
Silver Dart SR.Mk.3A: 2x Rolls-Royce RB762-4M continuous bleed afterburning turbojets, 11.82 kN dry, 14.82 kN full reheat each.
Maximum internal fuel capacity:
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1: 38,500 kg's of JP-7

Performance
Maximum speed:
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1: Mach 3
Silver Dart SR.Mk.3: Mach 3.4
Cruise speed:
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1: Mach 2.8
Silver Dart SR.Mk.3: Mach 3.2
Effective combat radius: ~3,800 km's
Ferry range: ~9,200 km's with three drop tanks
Service ceiling: 26,000 m
Rate of climb: >50 m/sec
Maximum g-load: 1.5 g

Avionics
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1:
Ferranti Red Drover Reconnaissance Radar System
Marconi ARI 16725R Signals Receiver
Marconi ARI 18342 Countermeasures Set
Barr & Stroud ARI 6932 Optical/Infrared Reconnaissance Array
Silver Dart SR.Mk.1A:
Ferranti Constantia 92 Reconnaissance Radar System
Thales White Storm Electronic Reconnaissance and Countermeasures Set
Thales Optronics Infrared Reconnaissance System
Silver Dart SR.Mk.3:
Ferranti Red Drover Mark W Reconnaissance Radar System
Marconi ARI 18342 Countermeasures Set
Barr & Stroud ARI 6932 Optical/Infrared Reconnaissance Array
Silver Dart SR.Mk.3A:
Ferranti Constantia Type 97 Active Magically Scanned Array Reconnaissance Radar System
Thales White Storm Electronic Reconnaissance and Countermeasures Set
Thales Optronics Infrared Reconnaissance System

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