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Ar.234C-3 "Blitz"

Bomber-Reconnaissance aircraft

Arado

Arado 234 Specification
Ar 234V1 Ar 234B-2 Ar 234C-3 Ar 234C-5
Crew 1 1 1 2
Dimensionsя
Length, m 12.58 12.62 12.84 12.90
Height, m 3.75 4.28 4.28 4.28
Wing span, m 14.20 14.41 14.41 14.41
Wing area, m2 27.00 27.00 27.00 27.00
Weight, kg
Empty 4750 4900 6530 6570
Loaded weight 7,900 8,675 11,050 11,150
Powerplant
Engine 2xJumo 004 A-0 2xJumo 004 B-1 4xBMW 003 A-1 4xBMW 003 A-1
Thrust, kg 2x900 2x900 4x800 4x800
Performance
Maximum speed
at altitude 6,000 m, km/h
760 735 873 870
Landing speed, km/h 145 167 167 153
Time to 2000m, min 3.8      
Time to 10,000m, min   10.2 10.3 20.0
Range, km 670      
Range at altitude 6000 m, km 770 795 1,020 1,420

References

  • "Aviation of Luftwaffe" /Viktor Shunkov/
  • "The German Imprint on the History of Russian Aviation " /D.A. Sobolev, D.B. Khazanov/
  • "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/

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