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Dornier Do 317

Prototype




Dornier Do 317 Prototype heavy bomber

Service Data

In Service: 1941 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 1941
Manufacturer: Dornier
Number built: 6

Technical Data

Type: Prototype heavy bomber

Crew: 4 men
Length: 16.8 m
Wingspan: 20.65 m
Wing area:
Height: 5.45 m
Empty:
Loaded: 24,000 kg
Engine: 2 × Daimler-Benz DB 603A 12 cylinder liquid cooled supercharged inverted Vee piston engine producing up to1,750 hp each
Maximum speed: 600 km/h
Range: 3,600 km
Service ceiling: 9,800 m
Armament:
2 × 7.92 mm MG 81 machine guns in nose
2 × 15 mm MG 151/15 machine guns in nose
1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun in turret position
1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun in dorsal position
1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun in ventral position
6 × 500 kg bombs in internal bomb bay
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe
Variants:
Do 317A
Do 317V1 Redesignated Do 217R
Do 317B Abandoned

Other: Prototypes
Articles:

History

The Dornier Do 317 was a four seat twin engine prototype heavy bomber developed from the Do 217

Gallery

Dornier Do 317 Prototype heavy bomber picture 2
Dornier Do 317 Prototype heavy bomber picture 3
Dornier Do 317 Prototype heavy bomber picture 4
Dornier Do 317 Prototype heavy bomber picture 5
Dornier Do 317 Prototype heavy bomber picture 6
Dornier Do 317 Prototype heavy bomber 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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