Specifications – Messerschmitt Bf 109 (G-6)

Crew: One

Length: 8.95 m (29 ft 7 in)
Wingspan: 9.925 m (32 ft 6 in)
Height: 2.60 m (8 ft 2 in)
Wing area: 16.05 m² (173.3 ft²)
Empty weight: 2,247 kg (5,893 lb)
Loaded weight: 3,148 kg (6,940 lb)
Max. takeoff weight: 3,400 kg (7,495 lb)

Powerplant:

1 × Daimler-Benz DB 605A-1 liquid-cooled inverted V12
1,475 PS (1,455 hp, 1,085 kW)
Propellers: VDM 9-12087 three-bladed light-alloy propeller
Propeller diameter: 3 m (9 ft 10 in)

Performance:

Maximum speed: 640 km/h (398 mph) at 6,300 m (20,669 ft)
Cruise speed: 590 km/h (365 mph) at 6,000 m (19,680 ft)
Range: 850 km (528 mi)1,000 km (621 mi) with droptank
Service ceiling: 12,000 m (39,370 ft)
Rate of climb: 17.0 m/s (3,345 ft/min)
Wing loading: 196 kg/m² (40 lb/ft²)
Power/mass: 344 W/kg (0.21 hp/lb)

Armament:

2 × 13 mm (.51 in) synchronized MG 131 machine guns with 300 rounds per gun
1 × 20 mm MG 151 cannon as Motorkanone with 200 rpg.
G-6/U4 variant: 1 × 30 mm (1.18 in) MK 108 cannon as Motorkanone with 65 rpg
2 × 20 mm MG 151/20 underwing cannon pods with 135 rpg (optional kit—Rüstsatz VI)
2 × 21 cm (8 in) Wfr. Gr. 21 rockets (G-6 with BR21)
1 × 250 kg (551 lb) bomb or 4 × 50 kg (110 lb) bombs or 1 × 300-litre (79 US gal) drop tank

Bf109D

Messerschmitt Bf109D-1

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