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North American A-36 Apache (Invader, Mustang)
Technical Information

The North American A-36 Apache (also known as the Invader or Mustang) was the ground-attack/dive bomber version of the North American P-51 Mustang with dive brakes.

Wartime History
Operated in North Africa, the Mediterranean, Italy and the China-Burma-India theater during World War II. Operated by the 311th Figher-Bomber Group (FBG) in Inida and Burma. Withdrawn from operational use in 1944.

A total of 500 A-36 dive bombers were built.

Technical Details
Crew  One (pilot)
Engine  1 x Allison V-1710-87 liquid-cooled piston V12 engine, 1,325 hp (988 kW)
Span  37" 0.25" (11.28 m)
Length  32" 3" (9.83 m)
Height  12" 2" (3.71 m)
MaximumSpeed  365 mph (315 kn, 590 km/h)
Range  550 miles (478 nmi, 885 km)
Armament  6 × 0.50 caliber Browning M2 guns
Bombload  Up to 1,000 lb of bombs on two underwing hardpoints

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