Blohm and Voss Bv P.163.01 Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1941
Type: Asymmetric Bomber Aircraft Proposal
National Origin: Nazi Germany
Manufacturer(s): Blohm and Voss - Nazi Germany
Production Total: 0
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 5
Overall Length: 50.85 feet (15.5 meters)
Overall Width: 67.26 feet (20.50 meters)
Overall Height: 11.48 feet (3.50 meters)
Weight (Empty): 11,023 lb (5,000 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 18,739 lb (8,500 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 2 x Daimler-Benz DB613C engines (conjoined) driving two three-bladed propellers at nose in contra-rotating fashion.
Maximum Speed: 339 mph (545 kph; 294 knots)
Maximum Range: 1,243 miles (2,000 km)
Service Ceiling: 37,073 feet (11,300 meters; 7.02 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
2 x 20mm MG151/20 cannons in rear-facing position in portside gondola.
2 x 20mm MG151/20 cannons in rear-facing position in starboard side gondola.
1 x 20mm MG151/20 cannon in forward-firing mounting at nose of portside gondola.
1 x 20mm MG151/20 cannon in forward-firing mounting at nose of starboard side gondola.
Up to 2,000 kilograms of conventional drop stores.
Global Operators / Customers
Nazi Germany (cancelled)
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
P.163 - Base Project Designation
P.163.01 - Conjoined Daimler-Benz DB613C engines.
P.138.02 - Conjoined BMW 803 series engines.