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Dornier Do 217

Bomber




Dornier Do 217 Bomber night fighter

Service Data

In Service: 1938 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 1938
Manufacturer: Dornier
Number built: 1.925 all variants

Technical Data

Type: Bomber night fighter

Crew: 3 men
Length: 18.2 m
Wingspan: 19.00 m
Wing area: 57 m²
Height: 5.03 m
Empty: 8,950 kg
Loaded: 15,000 kg
Engine: 2 × BMW 801A 14 cylinder radial engine producing up to 1,539 hp each
Maximum speed: 516 km/h
Range: 2,300 km with drop tanks 2,800 km
Service ceiling: 9,000 m
Armament:
1 × 7.92 mm MG 17 machine gun in nose
3 × 7.92 mm MG 17 machine guns in forward fuselage
1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun in powered dorsal turret
1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun in a ventral position
2 × Henschel Hs 293A missiles
Bomb load up to 2,000 kg
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe
Variants:
Do 217 A-0
Do 217 C-0
Do 217 E-0
Do 217 E-1
Do 217 E-2
Do 217 E-3
Do 217 E-4
Do 217 E-5
Do 217H
Do 217K
Do 217 K-1
Do 217 K-2
Do 217 K-3
Do 217M
Do 217 M-1
Do 217 M-3
Do 217 M-5
Do 217 M-11
Do 217J
Do 217 J-1
Do 217 J-2
Do 217L
Do 217N
Do 217 N-1
Do 217 N-2
Do 217P
Do 217 P-0
Do 217R Redesignated Dornier Do 317

Other: Bombers or Night Fighters
Articles:

History

The Dornier Do 217 was a three seat twin engine bomber and night fighter

Gallery

Dornier Do 217 Bomber night fighter picture 2
Dornier Do 217 Bomber night fighter picture 3
Dornier Do 217 Bomber night fighter picture 4
Dornier Do 217 Bomber night fighter picture 5
Dornier Do 217 Bomber night fighter picture 6
Dornier Do 217 Bomber night fighter picture 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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