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Arado W 2

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Top speed  145 km/h
Length  13 m
Wingspan  17 m
Manufacturer  Arado Flugzeugwerke

The Arado W 2 was a two-seat twin-engine seaplane trainer developed for the DVS in 1928. It was a cantilever monoplane with a fabric-covered steel tube fuselage that accommodated the pilot and instructor in tandem open cockpits. The undercarriage consisted of two pontoons carried on steel struts.

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and instructor
  • Length: 12.55 m (41 ft 2 in)
  • Wingspan: 17.40 m (57 ft 11 in)
  • Height: 3.20 m (10 ft 6 in)
  • Wing area: 53.7 m2 (578 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 1,680 kg (3,700 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,995 kg (4,398 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Siemens-Halske Sh 12, 84 kW (112 hp)
  • Performance

  • Maximum speed: 145 km/h (90 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 2,060 m (6,759 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 1.0 m/s (200 ft/min)
  • References

    Arado W 2 Wikipedia


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