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Heinkel He 219

Fighter




Heinkel He 219 Uhu (Owl) night fighter

Service Data

In Service: 15 November 1942 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 15 November 1942
Manufacturer: Heinkel
Number built: 300

Technical Data

Type: Night fighter

Crew: 2 men
Length: 15.33 m
Wingspan: 18.5 m
Wing area: 44.5 m²
Height: 4.1 m
Empty: 11,200 kg
Loaded: 15,300 kg
Engine: 2 × Daimler-Benz DB 603E 12 cylinder liquid cooled supercharged inverted Vee piston engine producing up to 1,750 hp each
Maximum speed: 670 km/h
Range: 1,545 km
Service ceiling: 12,700 m
Armament:
2 × 20 mm MG 151/20 machine guns in belly tray
2 × 30 mm MK 103 cannons in belly tray
2 × 30 mm MK 108 cannons in wing roots
2 × 30 mm MK 108 cannons upward firing
Bomb load up to
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe
Variants:
He 219 V-1
He 219 V-2
He 219 V-3
He 219 V-4
He 219 V-5
He 219 V-14
He 219 V-16
He 219 V-19
He 219 V-20
He 219 V-25
He 219 V-26
He 219 V-27
He 219A
He 219 A-0
He 219 A-0/R1-U3
He 219 A-1
He 219 A-2/R1
He 219 A-3
He 219 A-4
He 219 A-5
He 219 A-5/R1
He 219 A-5/R2
He 219 A-5/R3
He 219 A-6
He 219 A-7
He 219 A-7/R1
He 219 A-7/R2
He 219 A-7/R3
He 219 A-7/R4
He 219 A-7/R7
He 219B
He 219 B-0
He 219 B-1
He 219 B-2
He 219 B-3
He 219C
He 219 C-0
He 219 C-1
He 219 C-2

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History

The Heinkel He 219 Uhu (Owl) was a two seat twin engines shoulder wing cantilever monoplane with under slung engines and a retractable nosewheel undercarriage night fighter

Gallery

Heinkel He 219 Uhu (Owl) night fighter picture 2
Heinkel He 219 Uhu (Owl) night fighter picture 3
Heinkel He 219 Uhu (Owl) night fighter picture 4

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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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