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The Heinkel He-115

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    Easy enough prey for RAF fighters over the Channel, over the Arctic, under conditions of luftwaffe air superiority, the He-115 proved a valuable asset. It could withstand the harshest conditions and adopt a variety of roles. A flight of He-115's opened the attack on PQI7.


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    • ENGINES: Two 960 hp 132 K BMW radials
    • DIMENSIONS: Wingspan 73 ft I in (22.275 m) Length 56 ft 9 in (17.30 m) Height 21 ft 73/4 in (6.60 m)
    • WEIGHT: Maximum 23,545 Ib (10,700 kg)
    • ARMAMENT: One torpedo or 2,205 Ib ( 1,000 kg) of mines, four 7.9 mm machine guns, one MG 151 cannon
    • PERFORMANCE: Maximum speed 186 mph (300 km/h) maximum range 1,740 miles (2,800 km)

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