CASA 2.111 (Heinkel He 111 H). A photo. Characteristics.
CASA 2.111 (Heinkel He 111 H). A photo. Characteristics.

CASA 2.111 (Heinkel He 111 H). A photo. Characteristics. 



A type: twin-engine medium bomber and transport aircraft

Crew: five people

The original aircraft not 111 company "Heinkel» (HeinkeL) was the primary Luftwaffe medium bomber during the Second World War. Since 1935 1944 year by more than 5400 aircraft was built. Based on the airliner not 70 «Blitz» (Blitz - lightning), which went into operation in company "Lufthansa" in the year 1934, 111 aircraft not retained characteristic elliptical outline of the wing and empennage predecessor. As is the case with the aircraft "Blitz", the company "Lufthansa" in 1936 has received a small number of passenger airliners Not 111C / G.

While transport modification won success in the skies over Europe, the company "Heinkel" created his bomber modification. Deliveries in the squadron began at the end of the year 1936, and the following year 30 111V aircraft not involved in the Spanish Civil War. On the eve of the Second World War began to come in of the modification of H and R. They have a characteristic fully glazed nose fuselage and modified ventral gondola. These modifications are involved in battles in all theaters of war where the German air force were involved.

In 1941, Spain acquired the license to manufacture the aircraft not 111N-16 and 1956 before the year produced about 236 aircraft. Of this number 136 aircraft were equipped with motors "Jumo» 211-F2 company "Junkers" (modification 2.111A), while the rest received Merlin engines (modification 2.111B / D) of "Rolls-Royce". In 1976, these aircraft were withdrawn from service in Spain Air Force. Some of their number were sold in collections in Europe and North America, and one of them remained in a state of flight

Basic data


  • Length: 16,6 m
  • Wingspan: 22,6 m
  • Height: 4 m


The weight:

  • BLANK: 8680 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 14 000 kg


Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 415 km / h
  • Range: 1950 km 
  • Powerplant: two engines, "Rolls-Royce", "Merlin» 500-29
  • Power: 3200 l. from. (2386 kW)


Date of first flight:

  • February 24, 1935 (plane He 111A)


The surviving airworthy modifications:

  • CASA 2.111D