Assessing the Dornier 335’s capabilities as a fighter.
Fighter, A-1 & A-5.
Loaded Weight: 9590 kg
Wing area: 38.5 m^2
Wing span: 13.8 m
Wing aspect ratio: 4.94
Wing Clmax: ~ 1.65 (?)
Length: 13.87 m
Powerplants: 2x DB-603E engines rated at 1,800 PS take off power, and 2,400 PS at emergency power using methanol water injection.
Top speed: 763 km/h @ 6,400m (565 km/h on 1 engine)
Climb rate: 23.3 m/s (4,600 ft/min)
Service Ceiling: 11,800 m
Armament: 3x 30mm Mk103 automatic cannons + 2x 20mm MG151/20 automatic cannons
Optional armament: 2x or 4x R4M rocket ramps with 12 rockets each (total of 48 rockets), 1x 500 kg bomb in internal bombay (removal of belly fuel tank)
HE(M), HE(I), AP(T), AP(I).
EZ-42, computing gunsight
Kommandogerät, engine & propeller management computer
Patin PKS 12b, course steering Autopilot
Electric heating of wing leading edges for de-icing.