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Germany's Blohm und Voss Bv 142 reconnaissance

Design

The Blohm und Voss Bv 142 was the land version of the Bv 139.

Production

  • Blohm und Voss Bv 142 prototypes: 4
    • Production: 1939

Usage

The prototype Bv 142s were taken over by the Luftwaffe and used for a short time.

Specifications

  Blohm und Voss Bv 142
Type Reconnaissance
Crew  
Engine (Type) 4: BMW 132 H
Cylinders  
Cooling  
Net HP 880 each
Dimensions  
Span 98'
Length 67' 6"
Height  
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded  
Max overload  
Performance  
Speed 235 mph
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range  
Armament  

Sources:

  1. World War II Airplanes Volume 1, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1976
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site