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Dornier Do 215


Type: Medium Bomber & Reconnaissance.
Origin: Junkers Flugzeug und Motorenwerke AG
Models: A-1, B-1 and B-5
Crew: Four
First Flight: Do 215V-1 Late 1938
Final Delivery: January 1941
Number Produced: 101

Engine:
Model: Daimler-Benz DB 601A
Type: 12-Cylinder inverted-vee liquid-cooled
Number: Two       Horsepower: 1,075 hp

Dimensions:
Wing span: 59 ft. 0½ in. (18m)
Length: 51 ft. 9½ in. (15.79m)
Height: 14 ft. 11½ in. (4.56m)
Wing Surface Area: N/A
  Weights: Do 215B-1
Empty: 12,730 lb. (5775 kg)
Loaded: 19,841 lb. (9000 kg)

Performance: Do 215B-1
Maximum Speed: 280 mph (450 kph)
Initial Climb: N/A
Service Ceiling: 31,170 ft. (9500m)
Range with half bomb load: 932 miles (1500 km)

Armament:
Six 7.92mm MG 15 machine guns.

Payload:
2,205 lb. (1000 kg.) of bombs internally.

Avionics: N/A

Sources:
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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