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Junkers Ju 288

Prototype




Junkers Ju 288 Prototype bomber

Service Data

In Service: 29 November 1940 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 29 November 1940
Manufacturer: Junkers
Number built:

Technical Data

Type: Prototype bomber

Crew: 4 men
Length: 18.15 m
Wingspan: 22.7 m
Wing area: 65 m²
Height: 4.50 m
Empty: 13,400 kg
Loaded: 21,390 kg
Engine: 2 × 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 each
Maximum speed: 655 km/h
Range: 2,600 km
Service ceiling: 10,400 m
Armament:
2 × 13 mm MG 131 machine guns in front powered remote controlled barbette
2 × 13 mm MG 131 machine guns in rear powered remote controlled barbette
2 × 13 mm MG 131 machine guns in dorsal barbette
1 × 20 mm MG 151/20 machine gun in tail
Bomb load up to 3,000 kg
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe
Variants:
Ju 288 V-1
Ju 288 V-2
Ju 288 V-4
Ju 288 V-5
Ju 288A
Ju 288B
Ju 288 V-6
Ju 288 V-7
Ju 288 V-9
Ju 288 V-10
Ju 288C
Ju 288 C-1
Ju 288 V-101
Ju 288 V-102
Ju 288 V-103
Ju 288D
Ju 288G

Other: Prototypes
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History

The Junkers Ju 288 was a four seat twin engines shoulder wing monoplane with twin fins and rudders bomber prototype

Gallery

Junkers Ju 288 Prototype bomber picture 2
Junkers Ju 288 Prototype bomber picture 3
Junkers Ju 288 Prototype bomber picture 4

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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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