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Junkers Ju 388

Reconnaissance




Junkers Ju 388 Reconnaissance, night fighter

Service Data

In Service: 22 December 1943 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 22 December 1943
Manufacturer: Junkers
Number built: 69

Technical Data

Type: Reconnaissance night fighter

Crew: 3 men
Length: 14.95 m
Wingspan: 22 m
Wing area: 56.6 m²
Height: 4.35 m
Empty: 10,565 kg
Loaded: 13,765 kg
Engine: 2 × BMW 801J 14 cylinder air cooled radial engine producing up to 1,810 hp each
Maximum speed: 580 km/h
Range: 2,000 km
Service ceiling: 13,000 m
Armament:
2 × 30 mm MK 103 cannon firing forward
2 × 20 mm MG 151/20 machine guns firing forward
2 × 20 mm MG 151/20 machine guns in rear fuselage
Bomb load up to 3,000 kg
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe
Variants:
Ju 388 V-1
Ju 388 V-2
Ju 388 V-3
Ju 388J
Ju 388 J-1
Ju 388K
Ju 388 K-0
Ju 388 K-1
Ju 388L
Ju 388M
Ju 388K
Ju 388L
Ju 388 L-1
Ju 388M

Other: Reconnaissance or Night Fighters
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History

The Junkers Ju 388 was a three seat twin engines pressurised cockpit and wing and elevator de-icing equipment for extended flights at very high altitude, reconnaissance and night fighter

Gallery

Junkers Ju 388 Reconnaissance, night fighter picture 2
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Junkers Ju 388 Reconnaissance, night fighter picture 6
Junkers Ju 388 Reconnaissance, night fighter picture 7

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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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