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Medium Bomber


The He 111H

The main modification He 111 became He 111H. He 111H has been introduced into the inventory in 1939, all it has been made about such 6150 airplanes in set of versions from He 111H-1 up to He 111H-23. These modifications were characterized by the growing power of the engine increased by capacity of fuel tanks, amplification of defensive armament and improvement of armouring.

Airplanes of this type could be used for attacks to the ships, reconnaissance, transportation parachuters and towage of aerial delivery gliders.

Crew 5
Wing span, m 22.6
Length, m 16.4
Height, m 3.4
2 X PE Jumo, hp 1350
Weight, kg:
Empty 8680
Maximum takeoff weight 14000
Maximum speed, km/h 405
Time to 4000m, min 24
Service ceiling, m 8500
Service range with maximum bomb load, km 1930
7 X 7.92-mm machine guns, bombs, kg 2500

In detail


  • "Aviation of Luftwaffe" /Viktor Shunkov/
  • "Encyclopedia of military engineering" /Aerospace Publising/
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