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Dornier Do 24 Flying Boat
Technical Information

Background
In the early 1930s, the Dutch Government commissioned Dr. Claude Dornier to design a flying boat for use in their colonies, particularly in Indonesia. The result was the Dornier 24, whose maiden flight took place on July 3, 1937. Sea trials followed and within months the 24 went into production.

By 1940, eleven were built by Weserflugzeugbau and flown to the Dutch East Indies Naval Air Service Marine-Luchtvaartdienst (MLD). Twenty-six were sold to the Dutch de Schelde and Aviolanda companies. 170 were produced in Holland for the German Luftwaffe, and 48 were built in France. Postwar, an additional 20 were built for Germany, and the remaining planes sold to Spain, where the last Do24 remained in service until 1967.

Do 24ATT
Built between 1979 to 1983. On April 25, 1983 the first Do 24ATT made its first flight and was later donated to the Deutsches Museum.

Technical Details
Crew  Six
Engine  3 x BMW Bramo 9 cylinder radial engines driving three bladed propellers
Span  88' 7"
Length  72' 2"
Height  17' 10"
Maximum Speed  211 mph
Range  2,950 miles
Armament  none or 1 x 20mm cannon in dorsal turret, 2 x 7.92
Bombs  12 × 110 pound bombs on wing mounts
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