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Junkers Ju.160

 

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Only two of the 1932 Ju 60s were built, but in 1934 an improved version, the Ju 160, made its appearance. The single engined, high speed transport, featured a new wing configuateion, fully retractable undercarriage and was fitted with three cabin side windows.
 
V-1
C/no 4202
‘Luchs’ (Lynx) D-UNOR
First flew 30 January 1934
 
V-2
Military version prototype
 
V-3
Wider chord wings, passenger door changes & other minor modifications
 
Ju.160A
Modified rudder and faired tailwheel
Eleven served with Lufthansa
 
Ju.160D
Improved version
Ten served with Luftwaffe
 
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Forty-eight Ju 160s were built, entering service with Lufthansa during 1935-36.
 
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As well as operating on domestic routes, the Ju 160s also flew on the Breslau-Prague-Munich route. Most were commandeered by the Luftwaffe on the outbreak of World War II and were widely used for communications and training.
 
C/no 4206 ‘Panther’ D-UMEX
C/no 4207’Wolf’ D-UPOZ
C/no 4208 ‘Lucha’ (used again) D-UFIR
C/no 4219 ‘Jaguar’ D-UFAL
‘Gepard’ D-ULIK
 
Engine: 1 x 600hp BMW Hornet
Prop: 2 blade metal
Wingspan: 14.32 m / 46 ft 11 in
Length: 38 ft 10 in
Height: 3.92 m / 12 ft 10 in
Wing area: 366 sq.ft
Empty weight: 4996 lb
Loaded weight: 6836 lb
Max. speed: 177 mph
Cruise speed: 150 mph
Landing speed: 59 mph
Service Ceiling: 5200 m / 17050 ft
Range: 620-750 mi
Endurance: 3 hrs 12 mins
Crew: 2 in tandem
Passengers: 6
 
Engine: 1 x 600hp BMW 132E
Wingspan: 14.32 m / 46 ft 11 in
Length: 12.00 m / 39 ft 4 in
Wing area: 377 sq.ft
Empty weight: 5556 lb
Loaded weight: 7820 lb
Max. speed: 340 km/h / 211 mph
Cruise speed: 196 mph
Landing speed: 62 mph
Service Ceiling: 5200 m / 17050 ft
Range: 620-750 mi
Endurance: 3 hrs 12 mins
 
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