Junkers-Larsen JL-12

 

1st Flight 1921

Junkers-Larsen JL-12

Ground-attack derivative of the Junkers-Larsen JL-6,  armoured, and armed with a downward-pointing battery of 30 Thompson submachine guns.

Armament 30 Thompson 0.45′ cal, of which 28 shooting down, including 12 in the floor at an angle to the front, 6 vertically down and 10 at an angle backwards.

The armament was activated remotely by the on-board gunner using a control panel.

In addition, two mobile machine guns with the ability to fire in the front half-sphere were attached to the crew cabin windows.
Bomb load capacity- 100 kg.

Variants

Junkers-Larsen JL-6 Civil Version.

American version of the F 13 built by Junkers-Larsen.

Eight built.

Specifications

Crew: 3

Length: 9.59 m (31 ft 6 in)

Wingspan: 14.8 m (48 ft 7 in)

Height: 3.50 m (11 ft 6 in)

Wing area: 34.50 m2 (371.4 sq ft)

Empty weight: 951 kg (2,097 lb)

Max takeoff weight: 1,640 kg (3,616 lb)

Powerplant: 1 ×  US Liberty 12 with a power of 309 kW (420 hp).

Performance

Maximum speed: 173 km/h (107 mph, 93 kn)

Cruise speed: 160 km/h (99 mph, 86 kn)

Range: 1,400 km (870 mi, 760 nmi)

Service ceiling: 5,000 m (16,000 ft)

Rate of climb: 2.40 m/s (472 ft/min)

Power/mass: 0.0712 kW/kg (0.0443 hp/lb).

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