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Germany's Henschel Hs 124 light bomber

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  • Henschel Hs 124 light bomber
  • Henschel Hs 124 light bomber

Design

The Henschel Hs 124 has internal fuel tanks to increase its range.1

Armament

The Hs 124's bombs are carried on racks beneath the fuselage and wings.1

Specifications

  Henschel Hs 124
Type Light bomber1
Engine (Type) 2: BMW 132D1
Cooling Air1
HP 870 each1
Dimensions  
Span 59' 8"1
Length 47' 7"1
Height 12' 3"1
Weight  
Loaded 15,900 lb1
Performance  
Speed 270 mph1
Range 2,600 miles1
Armament 2: 20 mm1
OR 4: MG1
Bombs 2,000 lb1

Sources:

  1. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site