Specifications for the
Dornier Do 215
Reconnaissance / Light Bomber / Night-Fighter Aircraft
Focus Model: Dornier Do 215 B-1
Country of Origin: Nazi Germany
Manufacturer: Dornier Werke GmbH - Germany
Initial Year of Service: 1939
Length: 51.80ft (15.79m)
Width: 59.06ft (18.00m)
Height: 14.96ft (4.56m)
Weight (Empty): 12,743lbs (5,780kg)
Weight (MTOW): 19,401lbs (8,800kg)
Powerplant: 2 x Daimler-Benz DB 601 Ba Vee 12-cylinder inline engines delivering 1,159hp each.
Maximum Speed: 292mph (470kmh; 254kts)
Maximum Range: 1,522miles (2,450km)
Service Ceiling: 31,168ft (9,500m; 5.9miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet per minute (0m/min)
4 x 7.92mm MG 15 machine guns
6 x 7.92mm MG 15 machine guns
4 x 7.92mm MG 17 machine guns in nose
2 x 20mm MG FF cannnons in lower nose
Up to 2,200lbs of internal ordnance.
Do 215 V1 - Initial Prototype Model based on the Do 17 Z-0; lost to accident.
Nazi Germany; Hungary; Soviet Union