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Junkers Ju 88G

Junkers JU 88G-1

Type: Night Fighter
Origin: Junkers Flugzeug und Motorenwerke AG
Designed by: W. H. Evers and Alfred Gassner
Crew: N/A
  First Flight: N/A
Service Introduction: N/A
Retired: N/A
Number Built: N/A

Specifications for JU 88G-7
Powerplant:
Model: Junkers Jumo 213E
Type: Liquid-cooled inverted V12
Number: 2
Horsepower:
– 1,750 hp at 3,200 rpm for take-off
– 1,320 hp at 31,990 ft (8,750m)
– 1,580 hp available for climb and combat at
   3,000 rpm at sea level
– 1,275 hp available for climb and combat at
   3,000 rpm at 31,330 (9550m)
– 1,608 hp with MW 50 (water-methanol)
   injection at 29,855 ft. (9100m)

Performance:
Maximum Speed:
- 270 mph (435 kph) at sea level
- 363 mph (584 kph) at 33,465 ft.
   (10,200m)
- 389 mph (626 kph) at 33,465 ft.
   (10,200m) with MW 50
- 402 mph (647 kph) at 29,855 ft.
   (9,100m) without flame dampners
Initial climb: 1,655 ft/min (8.4m/sec)
Time to 32,315 ft. (9,850m): 26.4 minutes
Endurance: 3.72 hours (including one hour at emergency power with MW 50 boost and remainder at max power)
Service Ceiling: N/A
  Dimensions:
Wing span: 65 ft. 10.5 in. (20.08m)
Length: 51 ft. 0.2 in. (15.55m)
Length (w Radar): 54 ft. 1.5 in. (16.50m)
Height: 15 ft. 11 in. (4.85m)
Wing Surface Area: 586.6² Ft.

Weights:
Normal Load: 28,900 lb. (13,110kg)
Maximum: 32,350 lb. (14,674kg)

Armaments:
Guns:
– 4 × 20 mm MG 151/20 cannon in Nose
      Ammunition:200 Rounds per gun.

– 2 × 20 mm MG 151/20 cannon mounted
    obliquely in Schräge Musik installation.
      Ammunition: 200 rounds per gun.

– 1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun in aft
    firing flexible mount.
      Ammunition: 500 rounds.


Avionics:
Radar:
-FuG 218
-FuG 220

  Radio:
-FuG 10P HF
-FuG 16ZY VHF
-FuG 25 IFF


Ju 88G-1 of Nachtjagerstaffel Norwegen. Gardermoen, Norway 1945

Sources:
German Aircraft and Armament: Informational Intelligence, Summary No. 44-32, October 1944 (Informational Intelligence Summary)
Hitler's Luftwaffe
Wikipedia - Junkers Ju 88

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