Junkers Ju 88

Bomber / Fighter / Reconnaissance

Junkers Ju 88 D-1 © Steve Williams
Photo ©: Steve Williams (photos at airliners.net)
The Junkers Ju 88 is a twin-engined four-seat multi-role combat aircraft roduced by the German manufacturer Junkers Flugzeug- und Motorenwerke AG. The Ju 88 was used by the German Luftwaffe as a medium bomber, dive bomber, heavy fighter, night fighter, torpedo bomber and as a reconnaissance aircraft.
The Ju 88 was built in several variant with the general airframe design remaining unchanged. The production of the Ju 88 was carried out by Junkerswerke, Arado Flugzeugwerke, Henschel, Dornier, Norddeutsche Dornier-Werke, Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke, Allgemeine Transportanlagengesellschaft (ATG) and by Siebel Flugzeugwerke.
Crew4
Propulsion2 Piston Engines
Engine ModelJunkers Jumo 211 J
Engine Power (each)1051 kW1410 hp
Speed441 km/h238 kts
  274 mph
Service Ceiling8.200 m26.903 ft
Range2.730 km1.474 NM
1.696 mi.
Empty Weight9.860 kg21.738 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight14.000 kg30.865 lbs
Wing Span20,08 m65 ft 11 in
Wing Area54,5 m²587 ft²
Length14,36 m47 ft 1 in
Height4,85 m15 ft 11 in
First Flight21.12.1936
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 15000
Data for (Version)Junkers Ju 88 A-4

[Photo-ID: 1690] © Karsten Palt 2009-04-02
Junkers Ju 88 A, Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht), G2+BH, c/n 1379,© Karsten Palt, 2009Junkers
Ju 88 A
Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht)
Reg.: G2+BH
c/n: 1379
 
as HH+4V
Auto und Technik Museum [Sinsheim]
[Photo-ID: 5437] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Junkers Ju 88D-1, Romanian Air Force , AF 105, c/n 430650,© Karsten Palt, 2012Junkers
Ju 88D-1
Romanian Air Force
Reg.: AF 105
c/n: 430650
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 5436] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Junkers Ju 88D-1, Romanian Air Force , AF 105, c/n 430650,© Karsten Palt, 2012Junkers
Ju 88D-1
Romanian Air Force
Reg.: AF 105
c/n: 430650
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 5794] © Karsten Palt 2012-05-19
Junkers Ju 88G-1, Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht), 2Z+BR, c/n 714628,© Karsten Palt, 2012Junkers
Ju 88G-1
Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht)
Reg.: 2Z+BR
c/n: 714628
 
without wings
Deutsches Technikmuseum [Berlin]