1944 to 1945
Rate of fire:
150 rounds per minute
cm Flak 41
cm Flak 214
Mk 214A Cannon
The 50 mm MK 214A (Maschinenkanone 214A) was designed by Mauser
alongside the 5 cm BK
(Bordkanone) which was designed by Rheinmetall-Borsig
The 50 mm MK 214 was of a complicated construction, and there
were 390 individual parts, which made it far too complicated
for aircraft installation, however the second version the
50 mm MK 214A was installed in the Me
and this was test flown by Karl
in February 1945. Extensive testing was carried out
during March 1945.
The 50 mm MK 214A (Maschinenkanone 214A) machine cannon was
installed in the following Luftwaffe aircraft
The Warplanes of the Third Reich.
Flying Guns World War II.
German Aircraft Guns WW I WW II.
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