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Do 29
Role Zerstorer ("Destroyer")
Manufacturer Dornier
Status Design only
Primary user Luftwaffe
Developed from Dornier Do 17

The Dornier Do 29 was a proposed zerstörer, or heavy fighter, designed by Dornier as a competitor to the Messerschmitt Bf 110. The design answered the Reich Air Ministry requirement in autumn 1934 for a heavy fighter. Highly derivative of the earlier Do 17, the design was rejected before the prototype stage, and work stopped in 1936.

Specifications[edit | edit source]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 15.35 m (50.4 ft)
  • Wingspan: 17.56 m (57.6 ft)
  • Height: 4.60 m (15 ft)
  • Wing area: about 55.00 m² (592 ft²)
  • Loaded weight: 4,270 kg (9,414 lb)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 460 km/h (248 kn, 286 mph)

Armament

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Luftwaffe Secret Projects - Ground Attack & Special Purpose Aircraft, D. Herwig & H. Rode, ISBN 1-85780-150-4


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