EE Canberra PR.7 WH779

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The Canberra PR7 had the same fuselage as the PR3 and was based on the Canberra B.6. However, it was equipped with up-rated engines giving 7,500lbs of thrust per engine.

This version was also exported to the Indian Air Force (IAF)  renamed PR57 and PR67 they retired them 2007/8.

The standard camera fit for the mark was, one vertical 6inch camera plus either four 20inch or six 36inch cameras.

A total of 74 were built, with some of the PR7's being converted to T.22's

Royal Air Force Squadrons that operated the PR7.

13, 17, 31, 39, 58, 80, 81, 82,527, 540 & 542.


Aircrew:  Two

Span: 19.51m  Length: 20.32m Height: 4.75m     

Range:  2400nms

Speed:  Max IAS  450kts  Max IMN .84

Service Ciling:  48,000ft 

 

 Fuel:  26000lbs  Max TOW 55000lbs

 Power Plant:  Two Rolls Royce Avon 109's