Junkers J.2

The Junkers J.2 was the first all-metal aircraft intended as a dedicated military aircraft design, the first all-metal aircraft meant to be a fighter aircraft, and was the direct descendant of the pioneering J.1 all-metal aircraft technology demonstrator design of 1915.

Six aircraft built.

Specifications

Crew

1

Length

7.43 m (24 ft 4.5 in)

Wingspan

11.70 m (38 ft 4.67 in)

Height

3.13 m (10 ft 3.25 in)

Wing area

19.00 m2 (204.52 sq ft)

Empty weight

920 kg (2,028 lb)

Gross weight

1,165 kg (2,568 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Mercedes D.III water-cooled engine , 119 kW (160 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed

200 km/h (124 mph, 108 kn)

Range

615 km (382 mi, 332 nmi)

Service ceiling

4,500 m (14,760 ft)

Armament

1 × 7.92 mm (.312 in)  08/15 machine gun.

 

 

 

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