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Gotha Ka 430

Prototype




Gotha Ka 430 Prototype glider transport

Service Data

In Service: 1944 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 1944
Manufacturer: Gothaer
Number built: 12

Technical Data

Type: Prototype glider transport

Crew: 2 men
Length: 13.22 m
Wingspan: 19.5 m
Wing area:
Height: 4.16 m
Empty: 1,810 kg
Loaded: 4,600 kg
Engine: none
Maximum speed: 300 km/h
Range:
Service ceiling:
Armament:
1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun in dorsal turret
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe
Variants:

Other: Prototypes
Articles:

History

The Gotha Ka 430 was a transport glider with shoulder wing tricycle undercarriage tail boom and single fin and rudder developed from the Go 242B glider only twelve prototypes built

Gallery

Gotha Ka 430 Prototype glider transport picture 2

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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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