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Messerschmitt Me 262
Specifications

Type:
   (A-1a) single-seat fighter
   (A-2a) single-seat bomber
   (B-1a) two-seat night fighter
Manufacturer: Messerschmitt AG

Powerplant:
   Model: Junkers Jumo 004B
   Type: axial Turbojets
   Number: Two
   Thrust: 1,980lb (900kg)

Dimensions:
   Span: 12.5m
   Length: 10.6m (262B-1a, excluding radar aerials 11.8m)
   Height: 3.8m

Weights:
   Empty: 4000kg (B-1a 4400kg)
   Loaded: 7045kg (B-1a 6400kg)

Performance:
Maximum speed:
    Me 262A-1a: 540mph (870kph)
    Me 262A-2a: 470 mph (755kph)
    Me 262B-1a: 497 mph (800kph)
Climb rate: 1200m/min
Ceiling: 11,500m
Range on internal fuel: 1050km (650 Miles)

  Armament: Me 262A-1a:
Four 30mm MK 108 cannon in nose
-Two with 100 rounds each, two with 80

Me 262A-1a/U1:
-Two 30mm MK 103
-Two MK 108
-Two 20mm MG 151/20

Me 262A-1b:
As A-1a plus 24 spin-stabilised R4/M 55mm rockets

Me 262A-2a:
As A-1a plus bomb load of two 500kg bombs

Me 262B-1a:
As A-1a

Me 262B-2a:
As A-1A plus two inclined MK 108 behind the cockpit in Schrage Musik installation
(D) SG 500 Jagdfaust with 12 rifled mortar barrels inclined in nose
(E) 50mm MK 114 gun or 48 R4/M rockets


Sources:
Wikipedia

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