Messerschmitt Me 265 Attack Aircraft VII tier 1
Pilot
1
Rear Gunner

A tailless design for a multirole attack aircraft. Development began in 1942 but was never completed.
Powerful autocannon armament effective against ground targets
Good survivability, resistant to critical damage and fire
Low airspeed, but good boost
Ineffective in maneuvering combat
Effective in destroying ground targets in low-level flight
Equipped with a rear gun
Carries powerful bombs
  • 1,470,000
    Price
  • 67,500
    Research price

Configuration Messerschmitt Me 265

Engine
VII
0
Engine DB 603 Aa
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 920.0
Power 1670
VII
2xDB 603 Aa
VIII
20800
Engine DB 603 G
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 950.0
Power 1900
Price:
Research price 20,800
Purchase price 134,000
VIII
20800
2xDB 603 G
VIII
21500
Engine DB 603 L
Specifications:
Engine Type water-cooled
Weight , kg 980.0
Power 2250
Price:
Research price 21,500
Purchase price 149,000
VIII
21500
2xDB 603 L
Airframe
VII
0
Airframe Me 265
Specifications:
Weight , kg 7400.0
Hit Points 900
Compatibility: Messerschmitt Me 265
VII
Me 265
Cowling-mounted weapon
IV
0
Machine gun 7.92 mm MG-17 (1940) (C)
Sustained fire without overheating
Effective against maneuvering targets
Specifications:
Damage per Second 30
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 1200
Effective Fire Range , m 440
IV
2x7.92 mm MG-17 (1940) (C)
Cowling-mounted weapon
VII
0
Autocannon 20 mm MG-151/20 (1944) (C)
Effective at most ranges
Increased chance of critical hit
Specifications:
Damage per Second 110
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 420
Effective Fire Range , m 780
VII
2x20 mm MG-151/20 (1944) (C)
Wing-mounted weapon
No weapons
VII
0
Autocannon 20 mm MG-151/20 (1944) (W)
Effective at most ranges
Increased chance of critical hit
Specifications:
Damage per Second 110
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 420
Effective Fire Range , m 780
Price:
Purchase price 39,100
VII
2x20 mm MG-151/20 (1944) (W)
VII
14100
Autocannon 30 mm MK-108 (1942) (W)
High single-shot damage
High chance of critical hit
Specifications:
Damage per Second 180
Rate of Fire , rounds/min 240
Effective Fire Range , m 576
Price:
Research price 14,100
Purchase price 43,700
VII
14100
2x30 mm MK-108 (1942) (W)
Rear gun
VI
0
Rear gun 2x 13 mm MG-131
Delivers defensive fire automatically
Improved efficiency in downward-aiming fire
Specifications:
Damage per Second 64
Effective Fire Range , m 650
Field of Fire , ° 40
Gun Elevation , ° 60
Gun Depression , ° -40
Compatibility: Messerschmitt Me 265
VI
2x 13 mm MG-131
VII
13700
Rear gun 4x 13 mm MG-131
Delivers defensive fire automatically
Improved efficiency in downward-aiming fire
Specifications:
Damage per Second 128
Effective Fire Range , m 650
Field of Fire , ° 40
Gun Elevation , ° 60
Gun Depression , ° -40
Price:
Research price 13,700
Purchase price 95,000
Compatibility: Messerschmitt Me 265
VII
13700
4x 13 mm MG-131
Outboard weapon
No weapons
V
2050
Bombs SC 250
Effective against armored ground targets
Large blast radius
Specifications:
Damage 4400
Damage Radius , m 75
Price:
Research price 2,050
Purchase price 1,200
V
2050
2xSC 250

Specifications

Hit Points 900
Weight, kg 9555.0
Firepower 342
7.92 mm MG-17 (1940) (C) 2
20 mm MG-151/20 (1944) (C) 2
20 mm MG-151/20 (1944) (W) 2
30 mm MK-108 (1942) (W) 2
Rear gun 2x 13 mm MG-131 1
Rear gun 4x 13 mm MG-131 1
SC 250 2
Maneuverability 361
Average Time to Turn 360 deg, s 16.60
Rate of Roll, °/s 45
Controllability 68
Airspeed 603
Top Speed at Sea Level, km/h 560
Top Speed at Best Altitude, km/h 560
Maximum Dive Speed, km/h 700
Stall Speed, km/h 130
Rate of Climb, m/s 54.00
Optimum Airspeed, km/h 350
Altitude Performance, m 900
Optimum Altitude, m 900