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Blohm und Voss BV 155


Type: High-Altitude Interceptor
Origin:Blohm undVoss, Abt. Flugzeugbau
Models: A &B
First Flight: September 1, 1944
Service Delivery: None
Final Delivery: None

Engine:
Type: DB 603A with TKL 15 turbocharger
Horsepower: 1,450 hp at 49,210 ft. (15,000m)

Dimensions:
Wing span: 20.5m (67 ft. 3 in.)
Length: 12.00m (39ft. 4½ in.)
Height: 2.98m (9 ft. 9½ in.)
Wing Surface Area: N/A

Weights:
Empty: 10,734 lb. (4870 kg)
Maximum: 13,262 lb. (6016 kg)

  Performance:
Maximum Speed: 429 mph (690kph)
Initial climb: N/A
Range: 895 miles (1440km) at high altitude
Service Ceiling: N/A

Armament:
Heavy groups of 15, 20 or 30mm cannon proposed

Comments:
Design originally started by Messerschmitt as a carrier fighter for the Graf Zeppelin but was developed as a pin-point bomber after the carrier was once again shelved. Eventually the design was given to Blohm und Voss to relieve the already overloaded Messerschmitt.



       
     
   
Special thanks to Marcelo Rabello for his assistance with the new images.