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Henschel Hs 130
Type:
  Hs 128: High-Altitude research
  Hs 130A & E: Reconaissance
  Hs 130B & C: Bomber
Origin: Henschel Flugzeugwerke AG
  Models:
  Hs 128 V1 and V2
  Hs 130A through F
First Flight:
  Hs 130V1: 1939
  Hs 130E: Sept. 1942

Powerplant:
V1: Daimler-Benz DB 600 with DVL turbochargers
   Number: Two     Horsepower: 1,175hp

V2: Jumo 210 with two-stage turbochargers
   Number: Two     Horsepower: N/A

C: DB 603
   Number: Two     Horsepower: 1,850hp

E: DB 603B supercharged by DB 605T in the fuselage.
   Number: Two     Horsepower: 1,860hp

F: BMW 801TJ
   Number: Four     Horsepower: 1,800hp

Dimensions:
Wing span:
    Hs 130V1: 85 ft. 4½ in.)
    Hs 130A-0: 29.00m (95 ft. 1¾ in.)
    Hs 130E-0: 33.00m (108 ft. 3¼ in.)
Wing Surface Area: N/A
Length:
    Hs 130A-0: 14.95m (49 ft. ½ in.)
    Hs 130E-0: 22.00m (72 ft. 2 in.)
Height:
    Hs 130A-0: 4.90m (16 ft. 1 in.)
    Hs 130E-0: 5.60m (18 ft. 4½ in.)
  Weights:
Empty:
    Hs 130A-0: N/A
    Hs 130E-0: 12,200kg (26,900 lb.)
Loaded:
    Hs 130A-0: 11,680kg (25,750 lb.)
    Hs 130E-0: 18,100kg (39,900 lb.)

Performance:
Maximum Speed:
    Hs 130A-0: 292 mph (470 kph)
    Hs 130E-0: 379 mph (610 kph)
Range:
    Hs 130A-0: 1,385 miles (2230km)
    Hs 130E-0: 1,860 miles (3000km)


Armament: C-Bomber
Two Twin MG 131 barbettes
One MG 15 in tail

Bomb Load: C-Bomber
8,816 lb (4000kg) of bombs in internal bay



Sources:
Gunston, Bill & Wood, Tony - Hitler's Luftwaffe, 1977, Salamander Books Ltd., London
Wikipedia - Henschel Hs 130

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