Specifications for the
Junkers Ju 87 (Stuka)
Dive Bomber / Assault Aircraft
Focus Model: Junkers Ju 87D-1 (Stuka)
Country of Origin: Nazi Germany
Manufacturer: Junkers - Germany
Initial Year of Service: 1937
Length: 37.73ft (11.5m)
Width: 45.28ft (13.80m)
Height: 12.80ft (3.90m)
Weight (Empty): 8,598lbs (3,900kg)
Weight (MTOW): 14,551lbs (6,600kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Jumo 211J-1 inverted-V piston engine generating 1,400hp.
Maximum Speed: 255mph (410kmh; 221kts)
Maximum Range: 954miles (1,535km)
Service Ceiling: 23,917ft (7,290m; 4.5miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet per minute (0m/min)
Hardpoints: 2 or 3 (underwing and under-fuselage)
2 x 7.92mm forward-facing machine guns
2 x 7.92mm machine guns in rear-facing cockpit
Maximum external bombload of up to 3,968lbs including iron bombs under fuselage or wing positions, 2 x 37mm underwing anti-tank cannons and anti-personnel munitions.
Ju 87 V1 - Prototype Model fitted with Rolls-Royce Kestrel V inline engine generating 640hp; endplate vertical surfacing; One of this type produced; second prototypes (2 constructed) fitted with Junkers Jumo 210Aa inline engine generating 610hp; fourth prototype featured increased vertical tail surface; this last prototype became base model for production series.
Bulgaria; Croatia; Czechoslovakia; Nazi Germany; Hungary; Italy; Japan; Romania; Slovak Republic; United Kingdom; United States; Yugoslavia