WW2 Luftwaffe Battle of Britain Junkers Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber
The Junkers Ju 87 Stuka was an all-metal, gull winged, WW2 German Luftwaffe dive bomber ("Sturzkampfflugzeug") designed by Hermann Pohlmann in the early 1930's, a total of approximately 6,500 were produced during WW2.

 

 

WW2  Luftwaffe Battle of Britain Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

The Luftwaffe "Battle of Britain" Junkers Ju 87 Stuka dive bomber Specifications:

  • Crew: Pilot and radio operator/rear gunner

  • Length: 11.00 m (36 ft 1.07 in)

  • Wingspan: 13.8 m (45 ft 3.30 in)

  • Height: 4.23 m (13 ft 10.53 in)

  • Empty weight: 3,205 kg (7,086 lb)

  • Loaded weight: 4,320 kg (9,524 lb)

  • Max takeoff weight: 5,000 kg (11,023 lb)

  • Engine: Single 1184 hp (883 kW) Junkers Jumo 211D inverted-V12 liquid-cooled engine

  • Maximum dive speed: 600 km/h (373 mph)

  • Maximum flight speed: 390 km/h @ 4,400 m (242 mph @ 13,410 ft)

  • Range: 500 km (311 mi) with 500 kg (1,102 lb) bomb load

  • Service ceiling: 8,200 m (26,903 ft) with 500 kg (1,102 lb) bomb load

Guns:

  • Twin 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 17 wing mounted machine guns

  • Single 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 15 machine gun in rear cockpit

Bombs:

  • Single 250 kg (551 lb) bomb carried under fuselage

  • Two 50 kg (110 lb) bombs carried under wing

 
 
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