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Junkers Ju 488

Prototype




Junkers Ju 488 Prototype heavy bomber

Service Data

In Service:

Production Data

First Flight:
Manufacturer: Junkers
Number built: 2

Technical Data

Type: Prototype heavy bomber

Crew: 2 men
Length: 23.24 m
Wingspan: 31.28 m
Wing area: 88 m²
Height:
Empty:
Loaded: 26,600 kg
Engine: 4 × Junkers Jumo 222A 24 cylinder supercharged liquid cooled engine producing up to 2,500 hp each
Maximum speed: 690 km/h
Range: 3,142 km
Service ceiling: 11,350 m
Armament:
2 × 20 mm MG 151/20 machine guns in dorsal barbette
2 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun in tail barbette
Bomb load up to 5,000 kg in internal bay
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe
Variants:
Ju 488 V-401
Ju 488 V-402
Ju 488A
Ju 488 V-403
Ju 488 V-404
Ju 488 V-405
Ju 488 V-406

Other: Prototypes
Articles:

History

The Junkers Ju 488 was a two seat four engines this hybrid was built using components from Ju 388K, Ju 188E, Ju 88 A-15, Ju 288C heavy bomber

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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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