Dornier Do 14

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Do 14
Role Experimental Seaplane
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Dornier Flugzeugwerke
Designer Dornier Flugzeugwerke

The Dornier Do 14 was a prototype seaplane, developed by Dornier Flugzeugwerke with backing from the Luftwaffe for experimental propulsion studies. The aircraft was similar to the Dornier Do 12.[1] Only one Dornier Do 14 was constructed for testing, the aircraft registered as "D-AGON"[2], after test flights during 1936, the aircraft engines were subsequently dismantled in 1937[3]. The prototype aircraft was finally scrapped in 1939[2].

Specifications[edit]

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: two
  • Length: 17.95 m (58 ft 11 in)
  • Wingspan: 23.34 m (76 ft 7 in)
  • Height: 8.35 m (27 ft 5 in)
  • Empty weight: 6,120 kg (13,492 lb)
  • Gross weight: 7,260 kg (16,006 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × BMW VId V-12 liquid-cooled piston engine, 560 kW (750 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 446 km/h; 241 kn (277 mph)
  • Range: 500 km (311 mi; 270 nmi)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bruce, Andrew. "Dornier Do 14". Wehrmacht History. Archived from the original on 10 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Dornier Do 14". German Aviation 1919-1945. Retrieved 2018-11-02.
  3. ^ Passieux, J. N. "Dornier Do 14" (in French).