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Junkers Ju 89

Prototype




Junkers Ju 89 Prototype bomber

Service Data

In Service: 11 April 1937 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 11 April 1937
Manufacturer: Junkers
Number built: 2

Technical Data

Type: Prototype bomber

Crew: 5 men
Length: 26.49 m
Wingspan: 35.25 m
Wing area: 184 m²
Height: 7.6 m
Empty: 17,000 kg
Loaded: 20,800 kg
Engine: 4 × Daimler-Benz DB 600A 12 cylinder liquid cooled supercharged 60° inverted Vee piston engine producing up to 1,075 hp each
Maximum speed: 386 km/h
Range: 2,980 km
Service ceiling: 7,000 m
Armament:
1 × 20 mm MG FF cannon in ventral turrets
1 × 20 mm MG FF cannon in dorsal turrets
1 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun in nose
1 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun in tail
Bomb load up to 1,600 kg
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History

The Junkers Ju 89 was a four engine low wing strategic bomber with twin fins and rudders development ordered in 1935 alongside the Do 19 only two built prototype

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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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