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German Aircraft Involved - Fighters

Messerschmitt bf 110

Messerschmitt bf 110
Nationality German
Aircraft Type Fighter
Manufacturer Bayerische Flugzeugwerke, renamed Messerschmitt AG in 1938
First Flight N/A
Entered Service N/A
Crew 2
Notes ?
Specification
Powerplant Two Daimler-Benz DB 601N liquid-cooled, inverted V12. Horsepower: 1.200 hp
Performance
Speed 562 km/h (349 mph) at 7.000 m (22.965 ft.)
Range 850 km (528 mls) at 490 km/h (304 mph) at 5.000 m (16.400 ft.)
Service Ceiling 10.000 m (32.800 ft.)
Dimensions
Wingspan 16,25 m (53 ft. 4,75 in.)
Wing Area 413 Sq. ft
Length 12,1 m (39 ft. 8,5 in.)
Height 3,5 m (11 ft. 6 in.)
Weights
Empty Weight (kg) 4.500 kg (9.920 lbs.)
Maximum Take Off Weight (Kg) 7.000 kg (15.430 lbs.)
Weaponry
Guns Nose:
Fixed firing forward
Four 79 mm MG 17 Machine Guns with 1.000 rounds per gun
Two 20 mm MG FF Cannon with 180 rounds per gun
Rear:
Gun in flexible mounting in rear cockpit
One 79 mm MG 15 Machine Gun with 750 rounds
Bombs Two 250 kg bombs
Versions
Me110C-4 D
Me110C-5 P
Me110D-3 P
Me110G P