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Classic aircraft

Focke-Wulf A 16

Focke-Wulf A.16 D437 Bremen

The Focke-Wulf A.16 was a German three/four passenger light transport monoplane.

  • Role: Light passenger transport
  • National origin: Germany
  • Manufacturer: Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau AG
  • Designed by: Heinrich Focke and Georg Wulf
  • First flight: 1924
  • Number built: 20+

Focke-Wulf A.16 D437 Bremen

Specifications (A.16c)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 3–4
  • Length: 8.5 m (27 ft 1034 in)
  • Wingspan: 13.90 m (45 ft 714 in)
  • Height: 2.30 m (7 ft 612 in)
  • Wing area: 27.1 m2 (291 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 570 kg (1256 lb)
  • Gross weight: 970 kg (2138 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Siemens-Halske Sh 11 7-cylinder radial piston engine, 56 kW (75 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 135 km/h (84 mph)
  • Range: 550 km (342 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 2500 m (8200 ft)

Max Holste Broussard

Max Holste MH-1521C-1 Broussard F-GDPX Patrouille Tranchant

The Max Holste MH.1521 Broussard is a 1950s French six-seat utility monoplane designed by Max Holste to meet a French Army requirement.

  • Role: Six-seat utility monoplane
  • National origin: France
  • Manufacturer: Avions Max Holste
  • First flight: 12 June 1951
  • Introduction: 1954
  • Status: retired 1983
  • Number built: 396

Military operators

  • Argentine Air Force
  • Argentine National Gendarmerie
  • Benin Air Force
  • Royal Cambodian Air Force
  • Cameroon Air Force
  • Central African Republic Air Force
  • Chad Air Force
  • French Air Force
  • French Army
  • Securite Civile
  • Cote d’Ivoire Air Force
  • Malagasy Air Force
  • Mali Air Force
  • Mauritanian Islamic Air Force
  • Royal Moroccan Air Force
  • Niger Air Force
  • Portuguese Air Force
  • Senegalese Air Force

Max Holste MH-1521C-1 Broussard F-GDPX Patrouille Tranchant

Specifications (MH.1521M)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Capacity: 5
  • Length: 8.65 m (28 ft 4½ in)
  • Wingspan: 13.75 m (45 ft 1¼ in)
  • Height: 3.65 m (12 ft 0 in)
  • Wing area: 25.20 m2 (271.26 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 1530 kg (3373 lb)
  • Gross weight: 2500 kg (5512 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-1 radial piston engine, 336 kW (450 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 270 km/h (168 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 5500 m (18045 ft)

Blériot XI

Bleriot XI-2 (replica) F-AZPG Pegoud

The Blériot XI is the aircraft that was used by Louis Blériot on 25 July 1909 to make the first flight across the English Channel made in a heavier-than-air aircraft. The Thulin A is Licence-built in Sweden.

  • Role: Civil tourer/trainer/military
  • National origin: France
  • Manufacturer: Louis Blériot
  • Designer: Louis Blériot and Raymond Saulnier
  • First flight: 23 January 1909

Military operators

Bleriot XI F-AZBA

Specifications

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 7.62 m (25 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 7.79 m (25 ft 7 in)
  • Height: 2.69 m (8 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 14 m2 (150 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 230 kg (507 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Anzani 3-cyl. Fan 25-30 hp 3-cyl. air-cooled fan style radial piston engine, 19 kW (25 hp)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed Chauvière Intégrale, 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) diameter

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 75.6 km/h (47 mph; 41 kn)
  • Service ceiling: 1,000 m (3,281 ft)

Junkers Ju 52

Junkers Ju-523mg4e HB-HOS Ju-Air

The Junkers Ju 52 (nicknamed Tante Ju (“Aunt Ju”) and Iron Annie) was a German trimotor transport aircraft manufactured from 1931 to 1952. It saw both civilian and military service during the 1930s and 1940s.

  • Role: Transport aircraft
  • National origin: Germany
  • Manufacturer: Junkers
  • First flight: 13 October 1930 (Ju 52/1m); 7 March 1932 (Ju 52/3m)
  • Introduction: 1931
  • Status: retired
  • Produced: 1931–1945 (Germany) Junkers, 1945–1947 (France) Amiot AAC 1 Toucan, 1945–1952 (Spain) CASA 352 and 352L
  • Number built: 4,845

Military Junkers Ju 52 Fact-sheet

Junkers Ju-523mg4e HB-HOS Ju-Air

Specifications (Junkers Ju 52/3m ce)

General characteristics

  • Crew: two
  • Capacity: 17 passengers
  • Length: 18.90 m ()
  • Wingspan: 29.25 m ()
  • Height: 6.10 m ()
  • Wing area: 110.5 m² ()
  • Empty weight: 5,970 kg (13,180 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 9,210 kg (20,330 lb)
  • Powerplant: 3 × BMW Hornet A2, 386 kW (525 PS) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 271 km/h (168 mph) at 900 m
  • Cruise speed: 222 km/h (138 mph)
  • Range: 950 km (590 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 5,200 m (17,050 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 3.90 m/s ()
  • Wing loading: 83.35 kg/m² ()
  • Power/mass: 7.95 kg/kW (5.85 kg/PS)

Junkers (CASA) 352A-3 (Ju-52) HB-HOY Ju-Air