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Do-215

Bomber-Reconnaissance aircraft

Dornier

Do-215

In total 112 airplanes Do-215 were built: four are sold to Hungary, two - the USSR, and the others were used by Germany.

Versions of this model - Dо-217А-1 with engines DA-601A (ordered by Sweden); Do-215B-3 (for the USSR) and bomber - reconnaissance aircraft Do-215B-4.

The most successful modification became the night fighter - interceptor Do-215B-5 created on basis Do-17Z-1, they were equipped with two 20-mm cannons in wing and four 7,92-mm machine guns.

Specification
Crew 4
Dimensions
Wing span, m 18.10
Length, m 15.79
Height, m 4.56
Powerplant
2 X DB-601A, hp 1175
Weight, kg:
Maximum takeoff weight 8800
Performance
Maximum speed at altitude 5000m, km/h 480
Rate of climb, m/s 3.0
Service ceiling, m 8000
Service range, km 3000
Armament
3 X 7.92-mm MG-15 machine guns, internal bomb load, kg 1000

References

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

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