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Arado Ar 240


Arado Ar 240 Fighter

Service Data

In Service: 10 May 1940 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 10 May 1940
Manufacturer: Arado
Number built: 14

Technical Data

Type: Heavy fighter

Crew: 2 men
Length: 12.8 m
Wingspan: 13.33 m
Wing area: 31.3 m²
Height: 3.95 m
Empty: 6,200 kg
Loaded: 9,450 kg
Engine: 2 × Daimler-Benz DB 600A 12 cylinder liquid cooled supercharged 60° inverted Vee piston engine producing up to 1,075 hp each
Maximum speed: 618 km/h
Range: 2,000 km
Service ceiling: 10,500 m
2 × 7.92 mm MG 17 machine guns in wing roots
2 × 7.92 mm MG 81 machine guns in two remote control barbettes
Bomb load up to
Operators: Luftwaffe
Ar 240 V-1
Ar 240 V-2
Ar 240 V-3
Ar 240 V-4
Ar 240 V-5
Ar 240 V-6
Ar 240 V-7
Ar 240 V-8
Ar 240 A-0
Ar 240 A-01
Ar 240 A-02
Ar 240 A-03
Ar 240 A-04
Ar 240 A-05
Ar 240 A-0/U1
Ar 240 A-0/U2
Ar 240B
Ar 240 B 01
Ar 240 B 02
Ar 240 C-1
Ar 240 C-2
Ar 240 C-3
Ar 240 C-4
Ar 240D

Other: Fighters


The Arado Ar 240 was a two seat twin engines mid wing monoplane heavy fighter


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Arado Ar 240 Fighter picture 7

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