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Kroombit Tops

The resting place for the "Beautiful Betsy"Located on 25th July 1994 and a great day out with plenty to see in the National Park

Area: 74.60 km² - Latitude: 24° 22' 14" S - Longitude: 151° 01' 44" E
Liberator Specifications

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The two photos above source
The Flying Circus | Nose Art
380TH BOMBARDMENT GROUP
Operation Betsy One
National Parks (EPA)
Pacific Wrecks
Betsy
Kroombit Tops National Park and Forest Reserve
Rundle's Obsession
Beautiful Betsy Data Sheet

Liberator photos

Photos & Design by VetWebs
Discovery
B-24D LIBERATOR
SPECIFICATIONS

Span: 110 ft. 0 in.
Length: 66 ft. 4 in.
Height: 17 ft. 11 in.
Weight: 56,000 lbs. loaded
Armament: Eleven .50-cal. machine guns [nose, left & right cheek, top turret (2), ball turret (2), left and right waist and tail (2)] plus a normal maximum load of 8,000 lbs. of bombs
Engines: Four Pratt & Whitney R-1830s of 1,200 hp. ea.
Cost: $336,000
Serial Number: 42-72843

PERFORMANCE
Maximum speed: 303 mph.
Cruising speed: 175 mph.
Range: 2,850 miles
Service Ceiling: 28,000 ft.

Final Resting Place of the
Beautiful Betsy

 


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