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Blohm and Voss Bv 155 High-Altitude Day Interceptor (1945)

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Only three of the BV 155 day interceptor were under construction at the time of the Axis surrender in 1945.

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Specifications for the
Blohm and Voss Bv 155
High-Altitude Day Interceptor

Focus Model: Blohm and Voss Bv 155
Country of Origin: Nazi Germany
Manufacturer: Blohm and Voss - Nazi Germany
Initial Year of Service: 1945
Production: 3

Crew: 1

Length: 39.37 ft (12 m)
Width: 67.26 ft (20.50 m)
Height: 9.84ft (3.00 m)
Weight (Empty): 10,737 lb (4,870 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 13,228 lb (6,000 kg)

Powerplant: 1 x Daimler-Benz DB 603A inverted 12-cylinder, liquid-cooled inline piston engine developing 1,600 horsepower.

Maximum Speed: 261 mph (420kmh; 227 kts)
Maximum Range: 286 miles (460km)
Service Ceiling: 55,774 ft (17,000 m; 10.6 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 2,260 feet per minute (689 m/min)

Hardpoints: 0
Armament Suite:
1 x 30mm Mk 108 cannon in propeller hub with 2 x 20mm MG 151/20 cannons.
1 x 30mm MK 103 cannon in propeller hub with 2 x 15mm MG 151 cannons.
3 x 30mm MK 108 cannons
3 x 30mm MK 103 cannons

Bv 155 - Base Series Designation; three examples under construction by the end of the war in Europe in May of 1945.

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