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Me_323_Gigant

Specifications (Me 323D-6)Data from Britannica Book Of The Year 1944;[8] German Aircraft of the Second World War[7] General characteristics Crew: 5 Capacity: 130 troops or 10–12 tonnes of equipment Length: 28.2 m (92 ft 4 in) Wingspan: 55.2 m (181 ft 0 in) Height: 10.15 m (33 ft 3.5 in) Wing area: 300 m² (3,228 sq ft) Empty weight: 27,330 kg (60,260 lb) Loaded weight: 29,500 kg (65,000 lb) Max takeoff weight: 43,000 kg (94,815 lb) Powerplant: 6× Gnome et Rhône 14N 48/49, 700 kW (950 hp) each Performance Maximum speed: 285 km/h (177 mph (154 kn)) Cruise speed: 218 km/h (136 mph (118 kn)) Range: 800 km (500 mi) Ferry range: 1,100 km (684 mi) Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,123 ft) Rate of climb: 3.6 m/s (710 ft/min) Armament Guns: 18 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 81 machine guns

Me_323_Gigant
johnbr, Apr 16, 2011