Special Thanks to Othawne for the screenshot help
Nation of Origin: Iosia
Role: Maritime Patrol Bomber and Search and Rescue
First Flight: 30th May 1934
Introduction: 6th March 1936
Status: Retired In limited service as Search and Rescue
Number Built: 3,084
The NM1B2 Pelican is an Iosian flying boat produced in the 1930s and 1940s as a Maritime Patrol Bomber and anti-Submarine amphibious aircraft. It was the most widely used Seaplane of the Second Global war with almost every one of Iosia's allied nations utilizing the aircraft.
The NM1B2 Pelican served in every branch of Iosia's forces during the Second Global War. and even still to this day has limited military use as a search and rescue aircraft for distances far from helicopter range- 82 years after it's introduction in 1936.
The Naming Designation of the NM1B2 stands for Naval Model One, Bomber variation 2 as the second variation of the aircraft featured landing gear for ground operations and a nose gunner with more visibility, The nickname Pelican was adopted by Nordenvokian Forces as the front of the aircraft bears a striking resemblance of the said bird, the nickname eventually stuck with Iosian troops as it was easier to call out.
1 - Activate Sea Assist System (Disable immediately after unstick)
2 - Drop bombs
3 - Drop torpedoes
4 - Active nose gunner
5 - Active port gunner
6 - Active starboard gunner
7 - Activate Ground Landing Gear
8 - Lock/ Unlock control surfaces
Cameras for all views and Co-pilot.
Maximum speed: 205 mph at sea 8,200 ft Cruise speed: 187 mph at sea level Range: 2,520 mi (4,030 km) Service ceiling: 15,800 ft (4,815 m) Rate of climb: 1,000 ft/min (5.1 m/s)
This is by far my largest build.
Side note, be VERY careful when landing on land with this aircraft, the landing gear are super finicky and there's nothing I can do about it.
Need votes on my next build it will be a Staple fighter plane (BF-109, Zero, Mustang like) from WWII era like most my aircraft have been the past few months.
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- Created On Windows
- Wingspan 97.6ft (29.7m)
- Length 72.3ft (22.0m)
- Height 24.5ft (7.5m)
- Empty Weight -1,291,120lbs (-585,643kg)
- Loaded Weight 38,888lbs (17,639kg)
- Power/Weight Ratio 0.548
- Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.102
- Wing Loading 9.1lbs/ft2 (44.6kg/m2)
- Wing Area 4,258.8ft2 (395.7m2)
- Drag Points 13124
- Number of Parts 1103
- Control Surfaces 0