Airplane Ju-86 has been designed by firm "Junkers", as a medium bomber.
First two versions of this machine of steel Ju-86D and Ju-86E, going into service in the spring of 1936 and differing a power plant - last had radial engines BMW 132 power on 810 hp.
Operation of machines has revealed insufficient power of a power plant then the following modifications of an airplane have been developed: civil transport and Ju-86Z, educational bomber Ju-86G and export version of bomber Ju-86K.
The latest versions became high-altitude Ju-86P and Ju-86R, equipped an airtight cabin. Ju-86P had engine "Jumo" 207A-1 power 950 hp and wingspan of 25,6 m while reconnaissance aircraft Ju-86R had engine "Jumo" 207B-3 power 1000 hp, wingspan of 32 m and a ceiling of 14400 m.
In total 470 airplanes Ju-86 were built.