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Junkers Ju 187

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Junkers Ju 187 Bomber project

Service Data

In Service:

Production Data

First Flight:
Manufacturer: Junkers
Number built:

Technical Data

Type: Redesign of the Ju 87 dive bomber project

Crew: 2 men
Length: 11.80 m
Wingspan: 18.06 m
Wing area:
Height: 3.90 m
Empty:
Loaded:
Engine: 1 × Junkers Jumo 213A 12 cylinder supercharged liquid cooled inverted Vee piston engine producing up to 1,776 hp
Maximum speed: 400 km/h
Range:
Service ceiling:
Armament:
2 × 20 mm MG 151/20 machine guns in wings
1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun in dorsal turret
1 × 20 mm MG 151/20 machine gun in dorsal turret
4 × 50 kg bombs on external wing racks
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe
Variants:

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History

The project was abandoned by the RAM in 1943 because the aircraft's projected performance, when fully loaded, was estimated to be no better than the latest Ju 87D variant.

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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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