Germany : Ju 87 R-2

The single-engine two-seater Junkers Ju-87 Stuka dive bomber was plagued with low speed and maneuverability and was extremely vulnerable without fighter support, but due to its high accuracy and a number of unusual design choices, it became one of the most famous of the Luftwaffe’s aircraft. The Ju 87R-2 was a modification of the Ju 87B-2 and was manufactured during the same period of time. The Ju 87R-2 (Reichweite, «long-range») had increased range due to the installation of two additional 150-liter wing fuel tanks and two disposable 150-liter fuel tanks under its wings, instead of the usual four 50-kg bombs.

5,752 «Stukas» were constructed, 616 of which were Ju 87R-2s.

2011 © Gaijin Entertainment Corporation. All Rights Reserved. KONAMI is a registered trademark of KONAMI CORPORATION. PlayStation3® is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Xbox 360 is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. Gaijin®, Birds of Steel®, Gaijin logo and Birds of Steel logo are registered trademarks of Gaijin Entertainment Corporation. All other trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. F4U Corsair, F4F Wildcat, F6F Hellcat, OS2U Kingfisher, P-47 Thunderbolt and TBF/TBM Avenger are trademarks of Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation and are used under license to Gaijin Entertainment Corporation.

Site created by Artvisio

Konami Gaijin Entertainment Playstation 3 Xbox Live Xbox 360 Thrustmaster Logitech Madcatz