Breguet Br.14B2

Breguet Br.14

Used throughout the war, the innovative Breguet Br.14 was a highly successful biplane used by the French, Belgian and American air services. Designed by Louis Breguet in 1916, it was one of the first aircraft constructed with duralumin in the airframe. Rugged and versatile, it was mass produced in several variations, including a seaplane model. Before the end of the war, the Br.14 saw service as a reconnaissance aircraft, a day/night bomber and an air ambulance. This was one of the best bombers the French used. It was produced up until 1926.

Breguet Br.14B2
Country: France
Bomber (B2) and Reconnaissance (A2)
Entered Service: Summer of 1917
Number Built: About 5,500 during World War I
Engine: Renault 12 Fox, 12 cylinder, 300 hp
Wing Span: 47 ft 1¼ in 14.36 m
Length: 29 ft 8.87 m
Height: 10 ft 10 in 3.3 m
Gross Weight: 3,892 lb 1,765 kg
Speed: 110 mph 177 km/h at 6,560 ft 2,000 m
Ceiling: 19,030 ft 5,800 m
Endurance: 2¾ hours
Crew: 2
Armament: 2-3 machine guns 661 lb 300 kg of bombs