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Heinkel He 70


Heinkel He 70 Blitz (Lightning) Transport bomber

Service Data

In Service: 1 December 1932 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 1 December 1932
Manufacturer: Heinkel
Number built: 324

Technical Data

Type: Transport bomber

Crew: 3 men
Length: 11.7 m
Wingspan: 14.8 m
Wing area: 36.5 m²
Height: 3.1 m
Empty: 2,300 kg
Loaded: 3,420 kg
Engine: 1 × BMW VI 7-3 12 cylinder water cooled inline engine producing up to 750 hp
Maximum speed: 360 km/h
Range: 1,000 km
Service ceiling: 6,250 m
1 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun
6 × 50 kg or 24 × 10 kg bombs internally
Operators: Luftwaffe
He 70a
He 70b
He 70c
He 70d
He 70e
He 70A
He 70D
He 70E
He 70F
He 70 F-1
He 70 F-2
He 70G
He 70 G-1
He 70K
He 170A Export version for Hungary
He 270 V-1

Other: Transports


The Heinkel He 70 Blitz (Lightning) was a two seat single engine low wing monoplane transport bomber


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