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Fairey Gannet
Technical Information

Background
Built by  Fairey Aviation Company.  Developed in response to the 1945 Admiralty requirement GR.17/45 as a carrier aircraft for the Royal Navy Fleet Air Army (FAA) with tricycle undercarriage and a double turoprop engine driving contra-rotating propellers for anti-submarine warfare and as a strike aircraft.

Technical Details
Crew  Three (pilot, observer, radar)
Engines   1 × Armstrong Siddeley Double Mamba ASMD 1 turboprop, 2,950 hp (2,200kW) driving twin four bladed propellers
Length  43' (13m)
Height  13' 9" (4.19m)
Wingspan  54' 4" (16.56m)
Maximum Speed  145 mph (240 km/h, 126 kn)
Range  662 miles
Armament  up to 2,000 pounds of bombs, torpedoes, depth charges and rockets
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