Junkers Ju-89

The Junkers Ju 89 was a heavy bomber designed for the Luftwaffe prior to World War II.

Two prototypes were constructed, but the project was abandoned without the aircraft entering production.

Elements of its design were incorporated into later Junkers aircraft.

Specifications

Crew

5

Length

26.49 m (86 ft 11 in)

Wingspan

35.268 m (115 ft 8.5 in)

Height

7.6137 m (24 ft 11.75 in)

Wing area

184.00 m2 (1,980.6 sq ft)

Empty weight

17,164 kg (37,840 lb)

Gross weight

22,800 kg (50,266 lb)

Max take-off weight

27,801 kg (61,290 lb)

Powerplant

4 × Daimler-Benz DB 600A V-12 inverted air-cooled piston engines, 720 kW (960 hp) each for take-off

Propellers

3-bladed constant-speed propellers

Performance

Maximum speed

389.5 km/h (242.0 mph, 210.3 kn) at 5,000 m (16,400 ft)

349 km/h (217 mph; 188 kn) at sea level

Cruise speed

315 km/h (196 mph, 170 kn)

Range

1,601 km (995 mi, 865 nmi)

Ferry range

2,000 km (1,240 mi, 1,080 nmi)

Service ceiling

7,000 m (22,965 ft)

Armament

(proposed)

2 × 20 mm (0.787 in) MG FF cannons

2 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) MG 15 machine guns

1,600 kg (3,500 lb) bomb load.

 

 

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