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MESSERSCHMITT Bf 109
Specifications - Bf 109F


Messerschmitt Bf 109F of Stab II/JG54 undergoing maintenance.
[Source: Bundesarchiv]


Type: Single-seat fighter
Origin: Bayerische Flegzeugwerke

Powerplant:
Model: Daimler-Benz 601E
Type: Liquid Cooled Inverted V12
Number: One      Horsepower: 1,300hp

Dimensions:
Wing span: 32 ft. 6½ in.
Length: 29 ft. 0½ in.
Height: 8 ft. 6 in.
Wing Surface Area: N/A

Weights:
Empty: 4,330 lb.
Maximum, Loaded: 6,054 lb.
  Performance:
Maximum Speed: 390 mph at 22,000 ft.
Maximum Climb: 3,320 feet per minute
Range: 440 Miles
Service Ceiling: 37,000 ft.

Armament:
One 15mm MG 151 mounted between cylinder heads and firing through the propeller hub.
  Ammunition: 200 rounds

Two 7.9mm MG 17 mounted above engine.
  Ammunition: 500 rounds per gun.

Avionics:
N/A


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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