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How many bombs could the HE 177 carry?

How many bombs could the HE 177 carry?

While Steinbock was unsuccessful, the He 177 did achieve some successes. They typically carried two 1,800 kg (3,970 lb) and two 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) bombs.

How many B 29s were built in ww2?

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress is an American four-engined propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing and flown primarily by the United States during World War II, and the Korean War….Boeing B-29 Superfortress.

B-29 Superfortress
Produced 1943–1946
Number built 3,970

What was the most feared American plane in ww2?

Junkers Ju87 Widely known as the “Stuka”, the Ju87 was one of the most feared aircraft during World War Two. It had a fearsome siren which terrified those who heard it. Lockheed Hudson Useful aeroplane. The wooden lifeboat was designed to be dropped by Hudsons to rescue airmen who had ditched.

How many Heinkel bombers are still flying?

This engine choice happened as they suffered problems with the original German built Junkers engine. Of all the CASA 2.111’s created, only 14 (approx) survive to this day, all in various non-flying conditions. These remaining aircraft are either in storage or on display at aviation museums / facilities.

Who built the Heinkel?

Two talented designers, the brothers Siegfried and Walter Gunter, took the lead in crafting airplanes for his expanding firm. Their first important success was the He 70. Built initially as an airliner and mail plane, the Luftwaffe—the Nazi Air Force—also used it as a bomber.

Did the B-29 have a toilet?

In the forward end of the aircraft, there was a cylindrical canister with a funnel and a rubber tube into which we could urinate. In the radar compartment aft, there was a chemical toilet which we were reluctant to use because the poor radar operator would almost die from the odours.