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Dornier Do 17

Bomber




Dornier Do 17 Flying Pencil Bomber

Service Data

In Service: 7 November 1936 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 7 November 1936
Manufacturer: Dornier
Number built: 2,139

Technical Data

Type: Bomber

Crew: 3 to 5 men
Length: 15.80 m
Wingspan: 18.00 m
Wing area: 55 m²
Height: 4.55 m
Empty: 5,209 kg
Loaded: 8,590 kg
Engine: 2 × Siemens Bramo 323P Fafnir 9 cylinder supercharged air cooled radial engine producing up to 1,000 hp each
Maximum speed: 345 km/h
Range: 1,160 km
Service ceiling: 8,200 m
Armament:
1 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun windscreen
1 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun in dorsal position
1 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun below fuselage firing aft
Bomb load up to 1000 kg
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe, Italy, Croatia, Spain, Yugoslavia, Finland
Variants:
Do 17E
Do 17F
Do 17K
Do 17L
Do 17M
Do 17P
Do 17S
Do 17U
Do 17Z
Do 215 Export model

Other: Bombers or Night Fighters
Articles:

History

The Dornier Do 17 Flying Pencil was a four seat twin engines slim fuselage shoulder mounted wing and a single fin and rudder bomber

Gallery

Dornier Do 17 Flying Pencil Bomber picture 2
Dornier Do 17 Flying Pencil Bomber picture 3
Dornier Do 17 Flying Pencil Bomber picture 4
Dornier Do 17 Flying Pencil Bomber picture 5
Dornier Do 17 Flying Pencil Bomber 6
Dornier Do 17 Flying Pencil Bomber 7

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Sources

The Warplanes of the Third Reich.
ISBN-10: 0385057822

German Aircraft of the Second World War.
ISBN-10: 0370000242

Hitler's Luftwaffe.
ISBN-10: 051718771X

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