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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)

Arado Ar 96

Arado Ar 96 B-1 U-CF Luftwaffe

The Arado Ar 96 was a German single-engine, low-wing monoplane of all-metal construction military trainer produced by Arado Flugzeugwerke.

  • Role: Military Trainer
  • National origin: Germany
  • Manufacturer: Arado Flugzeugwerke
  • First flight: 1938
  • Introduction: 1939
  • Status: 2 aircraft in museums
  • Number built: ca 3,500

Operators

  • Bulgarian Air Force
  • Czechoslovakian Air Force
  • French Air Force (Postwar)
  • Luftwaffe
  • Hungarian Air Force
  • Romanian Air Force
  • Slovenské vzdušné zbrane

Arado Ar 96 B-1 U-CF Luftwaffe

Survivors

Specifications (Arado Ar 96B-2)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 9.1 m (29 ft 10 in)
Ar 396A-1: 9.3 m (31 ft)
  • Wingspan: 11 m (36 ft 1 in)
  • Height: 2.6 m (8 ft 6 in)
Ar 396A-1: 2.45 m (8 ft)
  • Wing area: 17.1 m2 (184 sq ft)
Ar 396A-1: 18.3 m2 (197 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 1,295 kg (2,855 lb)
Ar 396A-1: 1,643 kg (3,622 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 1,700 kg (3,748 lb)
Ar 396A-1: 2,060 kg (4,542 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Argus As 410A-1 inverted V-12 air-cooled piston engine, 347 kW (465 hp)
Ar 396A-1: 1 x 433 kW (581 hp) Argus As 411MA inverted V-12 air-cooled piston engine
  • Propellers: 2-bladed variable pitch metal propeller

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 330 km/h (205 mph; 178 kn) at sea level
  • Cruising speed: 295 km/h (183 mph; 159 kn)
Ar 396A-1: 275 km/h (171 mph) at sea level
  • Range: 990 km (615 mi; 535 nmi)
Ar 396A-1: 600 km (373 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 7,100 m (23,294 ft)
Ar 396A-1: 6,900 m (22,638 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 5.083 m/s (1,000.6 ft/min)
  • Time to altitude:
Ar 396A-1: 4,000 m (13,123 ft) in 10 minutes 18 seconds
Armament

1 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) MG 17 machine gun

Ar 396A-1: 1 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) MG 17 machine gun + 2 x 50 kg (110 lb) bombs on underwing racks

Morane-Saulnier MS.315

Morane-Saulnier MS.317 F-BGUV and F-BCNL

The Morane-Saulnier MS.315 is a primary training monoplane designed and built in France by Morane-Saulnier.

  • Role: Primary trainer
  • National origin: France
  • Manufacturer: Morane-Saulnier
  • First flight: 1932
  • Number built: 356

Variants

  • MS.315 – Production version with a 135hp (101kW) Salmson 9Nc radial engine, 350 built.
  •  MS.315/2 – Higher powered civil version, five built.
  • MS.316 – Variant powered by a Regnier inverted Vee engine, one built.
  • MS.317 -1960s conversions with a 220hp (164kW) Continental W-670K radial engine, 40 converted.

Military operators

  • French Air Force
  • French Navy
  • Peruvian Air Force

Specifications (MS.315)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 7.60 m (24 ft 11¼ in)
  • Wingspan: 12.00 m (39 ft 4½ in)
  • Height: 2.80 m (9 ft 2¼ in)
  • Wing area: 21.60 m2 (232.51 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 548 kg (1208 lb)
  • Gross weight: 860 kg (1896 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Salmson 9Nc radial engine, 101 kW (135 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 170 km/h (106 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 5500 m (18,045 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)