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Do-217

Dornier Do-217

Do-217
Administrator, Mar 25, 2006
    • Hobilar
      This is a Dornier Do.217N-2 with the radar antennae removed. Note the modified cockpit canopy which differentiated the N-2 from the N-1.

      The Dornier Do.217N entered Luftwaffe service in 1943.
    • Hobilar
      Dornier Do.217N-2

      Country of origin: Germany

      Type: Three-seat Night Fighter

      Powerplant: Two 1,750 hp Daimler-Benz DB 603A 12-cylinder Inverted-Vee liquid cooled.

      Dimensions
      Length: 58 ft 9 in
      Height: 16 ft 3 in
      Wingspan: 62 ft 4 in
      Wing area: 610 sq ft

      Weights
      Empty equipped: 20,700 lb
      Normal loaded: 29,100 lb

      Performance
      Max Speed at sea level: 267 mph
      Max Speed at 19,685 ft : 320 mph
      Maximum Cruising speed : 292 mph at 17,715 ft
      Economic Cruising speed : 264 mph at 17,715 ft
      Service ceiling: 29,200 ft
      Maximum Range: 1,550 miles
      Time to 13,125 ft : 9 min
      Time to 19,685 ft : 15 min

      Armament:
      Four fixed forward-firing 20 mm MG151 cannon
      Four fixed forward-firing 7.9 mm MG-17 machine-guns g.
      Two or Four oblique firing 20 mm MG151 cannon (optional)
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