Specifications for the
Junkers Ju 87 (StuKa - Sturzkampfflugzeug)
Dive Bomber / Close Air Support (CAS) Attack Aircraft
Focus Model: Junkers Ju 87D-1 (StuKa)
Country of Origin: Nazi Germany
Manufacturer: Junkers - Germany
Initial Year of Service: 1937
Production Total: 6,500
Length: 37.73 ft (11.5 m)
Width: 45.28 ft (13.80 m)
Height: 12.80ft (3.90 m)
Weight (Empty): 8,598 lb (3,900 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 14,551 lb (6,600 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Jumo 211J-1 inverted-V piston engine developing 1,400 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 255 mph (410 kmh; 221 kts)
Maximum Range: 954 miles (1,535 km)
Service Ceiling: 23,917 ft (7,290 m; 4.5 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/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 3,968 lb including conventional drop bombs under fuselage and wing hardpoints, 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