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Messerschmitt Me 328



Type: Bomber launched parasite fighter
Origin: Messerschmitt AG, developement by DFS
Models: V1 A & B
First Flight: Glider tests - Autumn 1943
Service Delivery: N/A
Final Delivery: N/A

Engine: Two As 014 pulse jets
Horsepower: 660 lb. (300kg) thrust each


Dimensions:
Wing span: 11.00m (36 ft. 1 in.)
Length: 9.20m (30 ft. 2.25 in.)
Height: 3.60m (11 ft. 9.75 in.)
Wheel Track: N/A
Landing Gear Type: Fixed
Wing Surface Area: N/A
  Weights:
Empty: 1,840kg (4,056 lbs.)
Maximum: 2,674kg (5,896 lbs.)

Performance:
Maximum Speed: 399kph (248 mph)
Initial climb: N/A
Range (with drop tanks): 1,018 miles (1,638 km)
Service Ceiling: 30,510 ft. (9,300m)

Armament:
2 MG FF 20mm cannons in upper wings
2 synchronized 7.92mm MG 17 in fuselage

Bomb Load:
Four 50 kg. (110 lb.) bombs

Avionics:
N/A




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

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