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Germany's Blohm und Voss Ha 142 transport

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Blohm und Voss Ha 142 transport:
Germany's Blohm und Voss Ha 142 transport
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Blohm und Voss Ha 142 transport:
Germany's Blohm und Voss Ha 142 transport
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Blohm und Voss Ha 142 was the land version of the Blohm und Voss Ha 139 float plane.1

Landing Gear

Each landing gear had two wheels that were placed side by side under the inner engines.1 These would retract backwards into the engine nacelles.1

Usage

Invasion of Norway

The Ha 142 was used to transport troops to Norway.1

Specifications

  Blohm und Voss Ha 142 transport
Type Transport1
Crew  
Engine (Type) 4: BMW1
Cylinders Radial1
Cooling Air1
HP  
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 96' 9"1
Length 63' 11"1
Height 15' 6"1
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 25,600 lb1
Performance  
Speed 250 mph1
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range 2,700 miles1
Armament  

Sources:

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