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Gotha Go 244


Gotha Go 244 Transport

Service Data

In Service:

Production Data

First Flight:
Manufacturer: Gothaer
Number built: 133

Technical Data

Type: Transport

Crew: 2 men 23 passengers
Length: 15.8 m
Wingspan: 24.5 m
Wing area: 64.4 m²
Height: 4.7 m
Empty: 5,100 kg
Loaded: 7,800 kg
Engine: 2 × Gnome Rhône 14M 14 cylinder radial engines producing up to 700 hp each
Maximum speed: 290 km/h
Range: 740 km
Service ceiling: 7,500 m
4 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine guns
Bomb load up to
Operators: Luftwaffe
Go 244 A-1
Go 244 B-1
Go 244 B-2
Go 242 B-3
Go 244 B-4
Go 244 B-5

Other: Transports


The Gotha Go 244 was a powered version of the Gotha Go 242 transport glider


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