What was the serial number of the Ar 234?
Only one Ar 234 survives today. The aircraft is an Ar 234 B-2 bomber variant carrying Werknummer (manufacturer’s serial number) 140312, and was one of nine Ar 234s surrendered to British forces at Sola Airfield near Stavanger, Norway. The aircraft had been operating with 8.
Where is the 234 Squadron in the RAF?
On 15 August 234 Squadron was posted to RAF Middle Wallop, a part of No. 10 Group RAF flying in defence of Portsmouth, Southampton and other targets along the south coast.
What was the maximum speed of the Ar 234?
Arado estimated a maximum speed of 780 km/h (480 mph) at 6,000 m (20,000 ft), an operating altitude of 11,000 m (36,000 ft) and a range of 1,995 km (1,240 mi). The range was short of the RLM request, but they liked the design and ordered two prototypes as the Ar 234. These were largely complete before the end of 1941,…
What was the Ar 234 used for in World War 2?
The most notable use of the Ar 234 in the bomber role was the attempt to destroy the Ludendorff Bridge at Remagen. Between 7 March, when it was captured by the Allies, and 17 March, when it finally collapsed, the bridge was continually attacked by Ar 234s of III/KG 76 carrying 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) bombs.
What’s the Battle rating of the Ar 234?
The Ar 234 B-2 is a rank V German jet bomber with a battle rating of 6.3 (AB/RB) and 6.7 (SB). It has been in the game since the start of the Open Beta Test prior to Update 1.27. The Arado Ar 234 was the world’s first ever jet bomber and the second jet-powered aircraft to go into service with the Luftwaffe.
What kind of plane is Ar 234 B-2?
The Ar 234 B-2 is a rank V German jet bomber with a battle rating of 6.3 (AB) and 6.7 (RB/SB). It has been in the game since the start of the Open Beta Test prior to Update 1.27. The plane is extremely easy to fly, both in Realistic and Simulator battles.