Do 217 E-4

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General info

The Do 217 E-4 in the garage.

The Do 217 E-4 is a Rank IV German bomber with a battle rating of 5.0 (AB), 4.7 (RB), and 4.3 (SB). It was introduced in Update 1.29.

The main purpose, usage and tactics recommendations

General play style

Vehicle characteristics

Tactics

Specific enemies worth noting

Counter-tactics

Pros and cons

Pros:

  • Excellent bomb load
  • Excellent bomb drop accuracy - pin-point in a dive or in level flight

Cons:

Specifications

Armaments

Offensive armaments

  • 1 x 20 mm MG 151 cannon, nose-mounted (250 rpg)

Defensive armaments

  • 1 x 20 mm MG FF cannon, nose turret (240 rpg)
  • 1 x 13 mm MG 131 machine gun, dorsal turret (500 rounds)
  • 1 x 13 mm MG 131 machine gun, ventral turret (1,000 rounds)
  • 1 x 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun, left beam turret (500 rpg)
  • 1 x 7.92 mm MG 15 machine gun, right beam turret (500 rpg)

Payloads

  • 4 x 250 kg SC250JA bombs
  • 28 x 50 kg SC50JA bombs
  • 8 x 250 kg SC250JA bombs
  • 2 x 250 kg SC250JA bombs + 2 x 500 kg SC500K bombs
  • 4 x 500 kg SC500K bombs
  • 2 x 1,000 kg SC1000L bombs
  • 4 x 1,000 kg SC1000L bombs

Armour

  • 8.5 mm Steel plate in pilot seat.
  • 8.5 mm Steel plate in front of dorsal gunner.
  • 8.5 mm Steel plate in front of ventral gunner.
  • 5 mm Steel plate under ventral gunner.

Engine & mobility

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Engine

Name: BMW 801 ML 14-cylinder radial x2
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 1339 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 1401 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 1012 kg
Name: BMW 801 ML 14-cylinder radial x2
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 1325 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 1387 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 1012 kg
Name: BMW 801 ML 14-cylinder radial x2
  • Cooling type: Air
  • Max power: 1325 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Takeoff power: 1387 hp (Stock), ____ hp (Upgraded)
  • Mass: 1012 kg

Stats

Stock
  • Max speed: 463 km/h
    • at height: 5,100 m
  • Max altitude: 7,500 m
  • Turn Time: 40.2 s
  • Rate of Climb: 3.8 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 850 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: ___ km/h
    • at height: 5,100 m
  • Max altitude: 7,500 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ m/s
  • Takeoff run: 850 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 448 km/h
    • at height: 5,100 m
  • Max altitude: 7,500 m
  • Turn Time: 41.1 s
  • Rate of Climb: 4.8 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 850 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: ___ km/h
    • at height: 5,100 m
  • Max altitude: 7,500 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ m/s
  • Takeoff run: 850 m
Stock
  • Max speed: 448 km/h
    • at height: 5,100 m
  • Max altitude: 7,500 m
  • Turn Time: 41.1 s
  • Rate of Climb: 4.8 m/s
  • Takeoff run: 850 m

Upgraded

  • Max speed: ___ km/h
    • at height: 5,100 m
  • Max altitude: 7,500 m
  • Turn Time: __._ s
  • Rate of Climb: _._ m/s
  • Takeoff run: 850 m

Performance

Warning this is still in the test phase and is probably incorrect. Take information with a grain of salt (data taken from 1.55)




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0.62
1.24
1.86
2.48
3.1
Horsepower in 1000hp
Altitude in 1000m

Supercharger Stage #1: 100%

Supercharger Stage #1: WEP

Supercharger Stage #2: 100%

Supercharger Stage #2: WEP



Modules and improvements

History of creation and combat usage

Ingame description

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Screenshots and fan art

Skins and camouflages for the Do 217 E-4 from live.warthunder

Additional information (links)

References


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Icon-country-der.png Do 217 E-4
Nation Germany
Type Medium bomber
Frontline bomber
Fighting style Ground Attack
Bombing

   Metric✓       Imperial   

   Metric       Imperial✓   

Characteristics
Empty Weight ~10204 kg
Empty Weight + fuel ~12276 kg
Takeoff Weight ~16500 kg
Wing Area ~57 m²
# Flap Positions 3
Number of Engines 2
Air Brakes no
Arrestor Gear no
Statistics
Power per Engine 1430 hp
WEP Duration infinite
top speed ~392.00 kph at 5100 m
Climb Rate ~6.82 m/s
Optimal climb velocity ~249.01 kph
Turn Time ~39.19 s
Wing loading (Empty) ~180.00 kg/m²
Characteristics
Empty Weight ~22496 lb
Empty Weight + fuel ~27064 lb
Takeoff Weight ~36376 lb
Wing Area ~609 ft²
# Flap Positions 3
Number of Engines 2
Air Brakes no
Arrestor Gear no
Statistics
Power per Engine 1430 hp
WEP Duration infinite
Top speed ~243.58 mph at 16732 m
Climb Rate 22.37 ft/s
Optimal climb velocity ~154.73 mph
Turn Time 39.19 s
Wing loading (Empty) ~36.87 lb/ft²
Main Weapons
1 x MG 151/20 250 rpg
1 x MG FF 240 rpg
1 x [Mg131|MG 131]] 500 rpg
1 x [Mg131|MG 131]] 1000 rpg
2 x MG 15 500 rpg
Payload Option 1
4 x 💣 250 kg SC 250 Bomb
Payload Option 2
28 x 💣 50 kg SC 50 Bomb
Payload Option 3
8 x 💣 250 kg SC 250 Bomb
Payload Option 4
2 x 💣 250 kg SC 250 Bomb
2 x 💣 500 kg SC 500 Bomb
Payload Option 5
4 x 💣 500 kg SC 500 Bomb
Payload Option 6
2 x 💣 1000 kg SC 1000 Bomb
Payload Option 7
4 x 💣 1000 kg SC 1000 Bomb
Limits
Max Speed limit 700 kph
Gear lmit 350 kph
Combat Flaps 370 kph
Max static +G's ~4
Max static -G's ~3
Optimal Velocities
Ailerons <290 kph
Rudder <360 kph
Elevators <360 kph
Radiator >250 kph
Limits
Max Speed limit 435 mph
Gear lmit 217 mph
Combat Flaps 230 mph
Max static +G's ~4
Max static -G's ~3
Optimal Velocities
Ailerons <180 mph
Rudder <224 mph
Elevators <224 mph
Radiator >155 mph
Manual Control
Mixer is not controllable
Pitch is controllable
no automatic pitch
Radiator (water) is controllable
Radiator (oil) is not controllable
Oil and water uses combined radiator control
Supercharger is not controllable
Turbocharger is not controllable
Compressor settings 1
Optimal Altitude
1000 m
3281 ft
100% Enginepower 2920 hp
WEP Enginepower 3046 hp
Compressor settings 2
Optimal Altitude
4200 m
13780 ft
100% Enginepower 2600 hp
WEP Enginepower 2712 hp
* Warning this is still in the test phase and can be incorrect. Take information with a grain of salt (data from 1.57 initial release)