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Messerschmitt Bf 110G



A Bf 110G of Stab I/NJG4 (Formerly of ZG76, known for the shark's mouth) during a ground engine run up

Type: Night Fighter
Origin: Bayerische Flegzeugwerke
Crew: Two
First Flight: N/A
Service Delivery: N/A
Final Delivery: N/A
Production: N/A

Engine:
Model: Daimler-Benz DB605B-1
Type: Liquid-cooled, inverted V12
Number: Two      Horsepower: 1,475 hp

Fluids:
Fuel:
   Capacity: 279 Imperial Gallons in wing cells
    Two 66 Imperial Gallon drop tanks mounted
    under the wing outboard of the engines

Oil:
   Capacity: 7.7 Imperial Gallons per engine

Dimensions:
   Wing span: 53 ft. 4¾ in. (16.25m)
   Length: 39 ft. 8½ in. (12.1m)
   Height: 11 ft. 6 in. (3.5m)
   Wing Surface Area: 413 Sq. ft.

Weights:
   Empty: 4,500kg (9,920 lbs.)
   Loaded: 7,000kg (15,430 lbs.)
  Performance:
Maximum Speed:
    349 mph (562 kph) at 22,965 ft (7,000m)
Range:
   528 mls (850 km) at 304 mph (490kph) at 16,400 ft. (5,000m)
Initial climb: to 5,500m (18,045 ft.) in 8 minutes
Service Ceiling: 32,800 ft. (10,000m)

Armament:
Nose: Fixed firing forward
Two 30mm Mk 108 Cannon with 135 rounds per gun
Two 20mm MG 151 Cannon with 300 rounds(port) and 350 rounds(starboard)
And
Two 20mm MG 151 Cannon in Shrage Musik Installation (Firing Obliquely forward)
Or
Two 7.92mm MG 81 in rear cockpit

Optional:
Waffenwanne 151Z ventral tray housing two forward firing 20mm MG 151 cannon

Avionics:
FuG 10P R/T Set
FuB1 2F Airfield blind approach reciever
FuG 227/1 Flensburg Homing System
FuG 212 Lichtenstien C-1 Radar
FuG 220b Lichtenstien SN-2 Radar


               


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

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