Aircraft engine: Junkers Jumo 211
The data above apply to the Jumo 211B/D variant.
|Configuration||12-cylinder inverted V|
|Displacement||35 l (2,136 cu in)|
|Weight||720 kg (1,587 lb)|
|Maximum power||1,200 hp at 2,400 RPM|
|Climb power||930 hp at 2,300 RPM|
An engine with direct fuel injection and two-speed supercharger, boosting the power on higher altitudes. The fuel injection was the most important of innovative technical solutions, increasing the performance and handling qualities of the engine.
The Jumo 211 engine was designed by a team led by professor Hugo Junkers, an excellent aircraft and engine designer. Its development was connected with the plans of rapid extension of German military aviation. Several versions of the engine were built in large numbers throughout World War II. Production totalled about 68,OOO examples. The Jumo 211 powered most variants of the Heinkel He 111 and Junkers Ju 88 bombers, and the Junkers Ju 87 dive bombers.