Douglas Aircraft Corporation

Wingspan45.1 feet
Length33.1 feet
Height13.5 feet
PowerWright R-1820-60 Cyclone
Speed255 MPH

The Douglas SBD Dauntless was one of the truly great aircraft of World War II. It played a major role throughout the Pacific. On June 4, 1942, during the Battle of Midway, SBDs destroyed four Japanese carriers, dramatically altering the course of the war.