Junkers G.24

Specifications

1st Flight 1924

Crew: 2

Capacity: 14 passengers

Length: 15.8 m (51 ft 10 in)

Wingspan: 29.37 m (96 ft 4 in)

Height: 5.80 m (19 ft 0 in)

Wing area: 99 m2 (1,070 sq ft)

Empty weight: 4,330 kg (9,546 lb)

Gross weight: 7,200 kg (15,873 lb)

Powerplant: 3 × Junkers L5 6-cyl. in-line water-cooled piston engine, 230 kW (310 hp) each

Performance

Maximum speed: 210 km/h (130 mph, 110 kn)

Cruise speed: 170 km/h (110 mph, 92 kn)

Range: 660 km (410 mi, 360 nmi)

Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,000 ft) with maximum payload

Rate of climb: 2.47 m/s (486 ft/min)

Time to altitude: 2,000 m (6,600 ft) in 13.5 minutes

Variants

The Junkers G 24 was a German three-engine, all-metal low-wing monoplane passenger aircraft manufactured by Junkers from 1925. 

Junkers F 24 was the designation for single-engine versions of the same aircraft.

G 24 Prototype

Powered by one 130 kW (180 hp) BMW IIIa and two 75 kW (100 hp) Mercedes D.I engines in 1924.

G 24

Improved version with one 145 kW (195 hp) Junkers L2 (195 hp) and two 120 kW (160 hp) Mercedes D.IIIa engines in 1925

G 24a

Powered by three 145 kW (195 hp) Junkers L2 engines, attachment on wings, smaller engine cowlings, sometimes also a 230 kW (310 hp) Junkers L5 as a central engine.

Two aircraft destined for Italy were fitted with 221 kW (296 hp) Isotta Fraschini central engines.

G 24ba

with three Junkers L2, strengthened attachments and engine mountings

G 24b1a

seaplane version of the G 24ba for Aero O/Y

G 24bi

with one Junkers L5 center engine and two L2 engines

G 24ce

with three Junkers L5, enlarged wing attachment since 1926

G 24e

with three Junkers L5

G 24de

strengthened attachments, smaller engine cowlings

G 24fe

enlarged centre wing attachments

G 24ge

further enlarged wing attachments

G 24g1e

seaplane version of G 24ge, used for torpedo experiments

G 24gu

one 317 kW (425 hp) Junkers L5G central engine and two Junkers L5

G 24gn

230 kW (310 hp) Junkers L5 center engine with 310 kW (420 hp), one built

G 24he

with modified wing, separate undercarriage, aerodynamic cockpit, 14 passengers

G 24h1e

seaplane version of G 24he

G 24hu

with three BMW Va engines, one built

G 24li

modified G 24a/b with Junkers L5 center engine

G 24mai

Two modified G 24e aircraft with a 190 kW (250 hp) Isotta Fraschini Asso 200 centre engine for Italy

G 24nao

with three Rhone Jupiter engines, prototype for the K30

G 24L

with three 317 kW (425 hp) Junkers L5G engines

F 24kae

was a single test bench for DB 600/DB 601 engines.

F 24kai

a single test bench for the Jumo 211 engine

F 24kau

with BMW VIau

F 24kay

Test bench for Jumo 4 in October 1933 (c/n 839), plus surviving Deutsche Luft Hansa F 24ko aircraft re-engined with Jumo 4 engines.

F 24ko

with a single BMW VIU engine

G3 S1 24

a projected ambulance aircraft from 1924, three Junkers L2 engines

G1 Sa 24

a projected reconnaissance aircraft from 1924, single-engine

G2 Sb 24

a projected bomber aircraft with several three-engine approaches

K 30

military G 24 version of 1926

K 30b

a fictitious Russian designation for the land version of the K 30 (not the official Junkers designation)

K 30c

a fictitious Russian designation for the seaplane version of K 30 (not the official Junkers designation)

K 30do

single-engine version of the K 30 of 1931, with a Jumo 4;not built

W 41

test bench for Fo 4 diesel engine in August 1928 (c/n 843)

TB-2

Soviet military designation for the K 30 (not the official Junkers designation)

JuG-1

designation for Fili military conversions of the K 30/R 42

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