Specifications – Heinkel He 111 (H-6)

Crew: 5
Pilot – Navigator/Bombardier/Nose Gunner – Ventral Gunner
Dorsal Gunner/Radio Operator – Side Gunner

Length: 16.4 m (53 ft 9½ in)
Wingspan: 22.60 m (74 ft 2 in)
Height: 4.00 m (13 ft 1½ in)
Wing area: 87.60 m² (942.92 ft²)

Empty weight: 8,680 kg (19,136lb lb)
Loaded weight: 12,030 kg (26,500 lb)
Max. takeoff weight: 14,000 kg (30,864 lb)

Powerplant: 2 × Jumo 211F-1 or 211F-2 liquid-cooled inverted V-12
986 kW (1,300 hp (F-1) or 1,340 (F-2)) each

Performance:

Maximum speed: 440 km/h (273 mph)
Range: 2,300 km (1,429 mi)with maximum fuel
Service ceiling: 6,500 m (21,330 ft)
Rate of climb: 20 minutes to 5,185 m (17,000 ft)
Wing loading: 137 kg/m² (28.1 lb/ft²)
Power/mass: .082 kW/kg (.049 hp/lb)

Armament:

up to 7 × 7.92 mm MG 15 or MG 81 machine guns
2 in the nose, 1 in the dorsal, 2 in the side, 2 in the ventral
some of them replaced or augmented by 1 × 20 mm MG FF cannon
central nose mount or forward ventral position
1 × 13 mm MG 131 machine gun (mounted dorsal and/or ventral rear positions)
2,000 kilograms (4,400 lb) in the main internal bomb bay
Up to 3,600 kilograms (7,900 lb) could be carried externally
External bomb racks blocked the internal bomb bay
Carrying bombs externally increased weight and drag and impaired the aircraft’s
performance significantly.
Carrying the maximum load usually required rocket-assisted take-off

He111H

Heinkel He111H

Richard Ward via Wings Palette