Junkers G38 (D-2000) Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1931
Type: Long-Haul Passenger Airliner / Heavy-Lift Long-Range Transport Aircraft
National Origin: Nazi Germany
Manufacturer(s): Junkers Flugzeug und Motorenwerke AG - Nazi Germany
Production Total: 2
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 7
Overall Length: 76.15 feet (23.21 meters)
Overall Width: 144.36 feet (44.00 meters)
Overall Height: 23.62 feet (7.20 meters)
Weight (Empty): 33,069 lb (15,000 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 46,826 lb (21,240 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1929: 2 x Junkers L55 V12 water-cooled inline piston engines with 2 x Junkers L8a 6-cylinder water-cooled inline piston engines developing 413 horsepower each.
Maximum Speed: 140 mph (225 kph; 121 knots)
Maximum Range: 2,175 miles (3,500 km)
Service Ceiling: 12,139 feet (3,700 meters; 2.30 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
G.38 - Base Model Designation; two examples completed.
D-2000 - Original prototype; seating for up to 30 passengers.
D-2500 - Secondary prototype; revised internals for seating 34.