Medium Transport Aircraft
The first flight of the prototype of the new transport plane has taken place in October, 1930, at that time the machine was equipped only with one V-shaped engine BMW-VII capacity 725 hp
The first made models (from Ju-52a up to ju-52d) intended for civil use and differed only type of the engines established by it. But on variant Ju-52/3m already there were three engines, that at once has given a significant gain of speed and carrying capacity.
This plane has been constructed in quantity about 4850 copies, from Ju-52 up to Ju-52/3m.
The basic function of the plane during all war was transport.
|Wing span, m
|3 X PE BMW 132Т-2, hp
|Weight, kg: |
|Maximum takeoff weight
|Maximum speed, km/h
|Time to 3000m, min
|Service ceiling, m
|Service range, km
|2-3 X 7.92-mm machine guns
- "Aviation of Luftwaffe" /Viktor Shunkov/
- "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/