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Luftwaffe [edit] Specifications (Do 18D-1)Data from The Do 18...Dornier's Whale Calf [10] General characteristics Crew: 4 Length: 19.23 m (63 ft 1 in) Wingspan: 23.70 m (77 ft 9 in) Height: 5.32 m (17 ft 5¾ in) Wing area: 98.0 m² (1,055 ft²) Empty weight: 6,680 kg (14727 lb) Max takeoff weight: 8,500 kg (18,739 lb) (Normal take-off) (Catapult weight: 10,000 kg (22,046 lb) Powerplant: 2 × Junkers 205C-4 six-cylinder, vertically opposed diesel engine, 451 kW (C-engine) (605 hp) (take-off power) each Performance Maximum speed: 250 km/h (135 knots, 155 mph) at sea level Cruise speed: 190 km/h (103 knots, 118 mph) (max endurance cruise) Range: 3,500 km (1,890 nmi, 2,175 mi) Service ceiling: 4,350 m (14,270 ft) Climb to 1,000 m (3,300 ft): 7.5 min Armament Guns: 1 × 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun in each of bow and dorsal positions Bombs: 2× 50 kg (110 lb) bombs under starboard wing

dornier-do-18-flying-boat-cockpit-01
johnbr, Oct 1, 2011