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Heinkel He 119


Heinkel He 119 Prototype bomber

Service Data

In Service: July 1937 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: July 1937
Manufacturer: Heinkel
Number built: 8

Technical Data

Type: Prototype bomber

Crew: 3 men
Length: 14.8 m
Wingspan: 15.9 m
Wing area: 50 m²
Height: 5.39 m
Empty: 5,200 kg
Loaded: 7,565 kg
Engine: 1 × Daimler-Benz DB 606 was 2 × Daimler-Benz DB 601F coupled to work on a single propeller shaft, 12 cylinder liquid cooled supercharged 60° inverted Vee piston engine producing up to 1,350 hp
Maximum speed: 590 km/h
Range: 3,122 km
Service ceiling: 8,500 m
1 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun in dorsal position
Bomb load up to 1,000 kg
Operators: Luftwaffe
He 119 V-1
He 119 V-2
He 119 V-3
He 119 V-4
He 119 V-5
He 119 V-6
He 119 V-7
He 119 V-8

Other: Prototypes


The Heinkel He 119 was a two seat twin engine low wing fast reconnaissance aircraft or bomber single airscrew with shaft through glazed nose only eight built prototype


Heinkel He 119 Prototype bomber picture 2
Heinkel He 119 Prototype bomber picture 3
Heinkel He 119 Prototype bomber picture 4

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