Dornier Do 22

Specifications

1st Flight 1938

Crew: 3 (pilot, gunner and radio operator)

Length: 13.12 m (43 ft 1 in)

Wingspan: 16.2 m (53 ft 2 in)

Height: 4.85 m (15 ft 11 in)

Wing area: 45 m2 (480 sq ft)

Empty weight: 2,600 kg (5,732 lb)

Gross weight: 4,000 kg (8,818 lb)

Powerplant: 1 × Hispano-Suiza 12Ybrs V-12 liquid-cooled piston engine, 641 kW (860 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed: 350 km/h (220 mph, 190 kn) at 3,000 m (9,800 ft)

Cruise speed: 310 km/h (190 mph, 170 kn)

Range: 2,300 km (1,400 mi, 1,200 nmi)

Service ceiling: 9,000 m (30,000 ft)

Time to altitude: 5,000 m (16,000 ft) in 13 minutes

Armament

Guns: 2 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) MG 15 machine guns in ventral and dorsal positions, 1 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) MG 17 machine gun in the nose.

Bombs: 1 × 800 kg (1,800 lb) torpedo or 4 × 50 kg (110 lb) bombs

 

 

Variants

The Dornier Do 22 was a German seaplane, developed in the late 1930s.

Despite good performance, it was built only in small numbers and entirely for the export market.

Do C3

Prototypes of the Do 22, two built

Do 22Kg

Export version for Greece.

Do 22Kj

Export version for Yugoslavia.

Do 22Kl

Export version for Latvia. Not delivered, but eventually transferred to Finland.

Do 22L

Land-based aircraft, fitted with a conventional landing gear. One prototype only.

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