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Junkers Ju 252


Junkers Ju 252 Prototype transport

Service Data

In Service: October 1941 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: October 1941
Manufacturer: Junkers
Number built: 15

Technical Data

Type: Prototype transport

Crew: 3 men
Length: 25.1 m
Wingspan: 34.09 m
Wing area: 121.5 m²
Height: 6.6 m
Empty: 13,100 kg
Loaded: 22,000 kg
Engine: 3 × Junkers Jumo 211F 12 cylinder supercharged liquid cooled 60 degree inverted Vee piston engine producing up to 1,350 hp each
Maximum speed: 439 km/h
Range: 4,000 km
Service ceiling: 6,850 m
1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun in dorsal turret
2 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun in side windows
Operators: Luftwaffe
Ju 252 V-1
Ju 252 V-2
Ju 252 V-3
Ju 252 V-4
Ju 252 V-5
Ju 252A
Ju 252B
Ju 252C

Other: Prototypes


The Junkers Ju 252 was a four seat three engines smooth skinned instead of corrugated monoplane transport only fifteen prototypes built


Junkers Ju 252 Prototype transport picture 2
Junkers Ju 252 Prototype transport picture 3

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