Junkers Ju-87B Stuka

by   18.8k Strikefighter04  1.2 years ago

About

First designed and flown in 1935, the Junkers Ju-87 Stuka was one of the most famous and terrifying dive-bombers of World War II. It is most recognizable by its gull wings and fixed landing gear. The Stuka fought in all fronts of World War II, including the Pacific (exported to Japanese). In France, the Stuka was equipped with 2 propellers on the landing gear that when air passed it fast enough, it would create a siren sound that terrified it's victims moments before they would blow up. (I do not have the siren mod because the mod needs improvement). On the Soviet front, the Stuka was fitted with 2 underwing cannon pods that could more easily take out the tanks and trucks it was attacking.
My Stuka is a "B" model, which fought in Poland, France, the Low Countries, and the Battle of Britain. The squadron is a fictional group called the "Flying Mastodons". This took about a week to build and finish. This is also my entry and the winner of FlyingManiac's WWII Bomber Challenge.

Armament

  • x1 550 lbs bomb
  • x4 250 lbs bomb
  • x2 MG-17 7.9mm machine gun
  • x1 MG-15 7.9mm machine gun

Notes

AG1: Wing MG-15
AG2: Rear-Seat MG-17
AG3: Drop 250 lbs underwing bombs
AG4: Lock/Unlock tail wheel
AG5: Lights


Diving Procedure

  1. Ascend to ~6000 ft
  2. Fly to target
  3. Roll 180 degrees and dive 90 degrees onto target
  4. Drop bomb and AG3 at ~2000 ft above target
  5. Pull out carefully

General Characteristics

  • Created On Android
  • Wingspan 37.3ft (11.4m)
  • Length 33.2ft (10.1m)
  • Height 10.9ft (3.3m)
  • Empty Weight 10,570lbs (4,794kg)
  • Loaded Weight 11,994lbs (5,440kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.208
  • Wing Loading 38.7lbs/ft2 (188.9kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 309.9ft2 (28.8m2)
  • Drag Points 3952

Parts

  • Number of Parts 123
  • Control Surfaces 5