Airplane Ju-188 created on the basis of prototype Ju-88B and for the first time taken aloft in 1940.
Ju-88, started deliveries to Luftwaffe in 1942, were produced about 1100 airplanes, including bomber Ju-188A with two engines " Jumo 212А " power on 1776 hp and its prospecting version Ju-188D;
Bomber Ju-188Е with the installation of radial air-cooled engines instead of V-shaped water cooling and its prospecting version Ju-188;
Ju-188S A high-altitude impact airplane and Ju-188T - the high-altitude reconnaissance aircraft.
Besides the airplane had versions of an all-weather and night fighter.
|Wing span, m
|2 X PE BMW 801D-2, hp
|Weight, kg: |
|Maximum takeoff weight
|Maximum speed, km/h
|Time to 6000m, min
|Service ceiling, m
|Service range with bomb load 1500 kg, km
|20-mm cannon, 2 X 13-mm machine guns, 2 X 2x7.92-mm machine guns, bombs, kg
- "Aviation of Luftwaffe" /Viktor Shunkov/
- "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/