Heinkel He 50
1932
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Heinkel He 50

The He 50 was a 484.4kW Bramo 322B-engined single-seat dive-bomber and two-seat reconnaissance biplane of 1931, production examples of which went into Luftwaffe service and were exported to China and Japan. Luftwaffe He 50A remained operational on the Eastern Front until 1944. Maximum level speed was 235km/h and armament comprised one forward-firing 7.9mm MG 17 or one rear-mounted MG 15 machine-gun (dive-bomber and reconnaissance types respectively), plus up to 500kg of bombs.

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Heinkel He 50A three-view drawing (560 x 914)


Specification 
 MODELHe-50
 CREW1-2
 ENGINE1 x Bramo SAM 322, 440kW
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight2620 kg5776 lb
    Empty weight1756 kg3871 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan11.5 m38 ft 9 in
    Length9.6 m32 ft 6 in
    Height4.4 m14 ft 5 in
    Wing area34.8 m2374.58 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Max. speed235 km/h146 mph
    Cruise speed190 km/h118 mph
    Range w/max.fuel600 km373 miles
 ARMAMENT1 machine-guns

Comments
damn, 20.06.2011

(dive-bomber and reconnaissance types respectively), plus up to 500kg of bombs.

, 20.06.2011

Heinkel He 50

R. E. van Patten, 09.09.2009

This aircraft was produced also as the Aichi Type 94 carrier dive bomber by the Imperial Japanes Navy and was the first dive bomber used by the Japanese.

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