Dornier Do-317

1st Flight 1943

The Dornier Do 317 was a prototype German medium bomber of World War II.

Specifications

Crew: 4

Length: 16.8 m (55 ft 1 in)

Wingspan: 20.63 m (67 ft 8 in)

Height: 5.44 m (17 ft 10 in)

Wing area: 68 m2 (730 sq ft)

Gross weight: 20,140 kg (44,401 lb)

Powerplant: 2 × Daimler-Benz DB 603A inverted V-12 liquid-cooled piston engine, 1,300 kW (1,750 hp) each

Performance

Maximum speed: 560 km/h (350 mph, 300 kn) at 6,000 m (19,685 ft)

Cruise speed: 420 km/h (260 mph, 230 kn)

Stall speed: 133 km/h (83 mph, 72 kn)

Range: 3,980 km (2,470 mi, 2,150 nmi)

Service ceiling: 9,800 m (32,200 ft)

Armament

Guns:

3 × 13 mm (0.512 in) MG 131 machine gun in upper turret, rear dorsal, and rear ventral positions

2 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) MG 81 machine gun in nose

1 × 15 mm (0.591 in) MG 151 cannon in nose

Bombs: :Up to 4,000 kg (8,818 lb) of disposable stores.

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