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Type sheet: bv40

Blohm & Voss Bv 40
Gliding fighter interceptor, Germany, 1942

[Technical Data] [Expo/Images] - [ Blohm & Voss] [ Fighter 1939-1945] [ Gliders 1939-1945]

Sizes and weights

Total Length :

18.701 ft

5.700 m


Greatest height :

5.348 ft

1.630 m


Wingspan :

25.919 ft

7.900 m


Wing area :

93.647 sqft

8.700 qm


Max take off weight :

2094.8 lbs

950.0 kg


Weight empty :

1843.4 lbs

836.0 kg


Performance data

Max. speed :

486 kts

900 km/h


Landing speed :

67 kts

125 km/h


Wing load :

22.35 lbs/ft2

109.00 kg/qm



Crew :







Armament :

2* MK108




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