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Ar.240

Long Range Reconnaissance aircraft

Arado

Ar.240

Specification
Ar.240 А-1 Ar.240 В-0 Ar.440 A-0
Crew 2 2 2
Dimensions
Wing span, m 13,3 13,3 16,3
Wing area, m² 30,9 30,9 34
Length, m 12,8 12,8 14,3
Height, m 3,95 3,95 4,0
Powerplant
2XPE, power hp type DB601E DB605AM DB603G
at sea level 1175 1475 1900
at altitude, 7380 m - - 1560
Weight, kg:
Empty weight 6200 6200 9200
Loaded weight 9460 10305 12210
Performance
Speed, km/h Cruise at altitude 6000m 552 575 696*
Maximum at altitude 6000m 615 630 747**
Time to 6000m, min 11 10,6 -
Service range, km 1990*** 1900*** 2700****
Armament
Bombs, kg - - 1000

* - max speed at altitude 8300 m

** - max speed at altitude 11200 m with GM1.

*** - with 600-l fuel tank at cruise speed

**** - with two 670-l fuel tanks

References

  • "Aviation of Luftwaffe" /Viktor Shunkov/
  • "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/

Photo Description

Drawing Arado 240V-3

Arado 240V-2

Arado 240A-01.

Arado 240A-01. Landing gear.

Arado 240 on maintenance.

Arado 240 before towing.


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