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MESSERSCHMITT Bf 109
Specifications - Bf 109C


Type: Day fighter
Origin: Bayerische Flegzeugwerke
Crew: One
Service Delivery: Spring, 1938
Production: N/A

Powerplant:
Bf 109C-1:
    Model: Junkers Jumo 210Ga
    Type: Liquid-cooled, inverted V12
    Number: One
    Horsepower:
    - 700 hp for take-off
    - 675 hp at 12,470 ft

Dimensions:
Wing span: 32 ft. 4½ (9.97m)
Length: 28 ft. 0.66 in. (8.51m)
Height: 8 ft. 0½ in. (2.59m)
Wing Surface Area: 174 sq. ft.
  Weights:
Empty: 3522 lb.
Maximum, Loaded: 5062 lb.

Maximum Speed:
    Sea Level: 261 mph
    14,765 ft.: 292 mph
Range: 405 miles
Initial climb: 2,200 ft/min (670.5m/min)
Service Ceiling: 27,560 ft.


Armament:
2 × 7.92mm MG 17 in wings
    Ammunition: 420 rpg
2 × 7.92mm MG 17 mounted above engine
    Ammunition: 500 rpg

Avionics:
N/A

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Sources:
Gunston, Bill - The Encyclodepia of the Worlds Combat aircraft, 1976, Chartwell Books, Inc., New York
Brown, Eric, Captain - Wings of the Luftwaffe, 1979, Airlife Publishing Ltd., Shrewsbury
Gunston, Bill & Wood, Tony - Hitler's Luftwaffe, 1977, Salamander Books Ltd., London
Donald, David - The Complete Encyclopedia Of World Aircraft, 1997, Brown Packaging Books Ltd., London
Scutts, Jerry - Messerschmitt BF109: The Operational Record, 1996, Airlife Publishing Ltd, UK

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