Dornier Do-19

 

1st Flight 1936

The Dornier Do 19 was a German four-engine heavy bomber that first flew on 28 October 1936.

Only one prototype flew, and it was converted to a transport in 1938.

The other two were scrapped.

Specifications

Crew: 10

Length: 25.45 m (83 ft 6 in)

Wingspan: 35 m (114 ft 10 in)

Height: 5.76 m (18 ft 11 in)

Wing area: 160.2 m2 (1,724 sq ft)

Empty weight: 11,865 kg (26,158 lb)

Max take-off weight: 18,500 kg (40,786 lb)

Powerplant: 4 × Bramo 322H-2 9-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engines, 533 kW (715 hp) each for take-off

447 kW (599 hp) maximum continuous power

Propellers: 3-bladed variable-pitch propellers

Performance

Maximum speed: 315 km/h (196 mph, 170 kn) at sea level at 18,000 kg (40,000 lb)

Cruise speed: 250 km/h (160 mph, 130 kn) at 2,000 m (6,600 ft)

Range: 1,600 km (990 mi, 860 nmi)

Service ceiling: 5,600 m (18,400 ft)

Time to altitude: 2,000 m (6,600 ft) in 30 minutes 30 seconds

Wing loading: 114 kg/m2 (23 lb/sq ft)

Power/mass: 0.13 kW/kg (0.079 hp/lb)

Armament

1 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) MG 15 machine gun in nose

1 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) MG 15 machine gun in tail

1 × 20 mm (0.787 in) cannon in dorsal turret

1 × 20 mm (0.787 in) cannon in ventral turret

16 × 100 kg (220 lb) bombs.

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