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ARADO Ar 199



Type: Trainer Seaplane
Origin: Arado Handelsgesellschaft Warnedmunde
Models: V1 and V2
First Flight: N/A
Service Delivery: N/A
Final Delivery: N/A

Engine:
Argus As 410C
    Type: Inverted aircooled V12
    Horsepower: 450 hp

Dimensions:
Wing span: 12.70m (41 ft. 8 in.)
Length: 10.57m (34 ft. 8¼ in.)
Height: 4.36m (14 ft. 4¼ in.)
Wing Surface Area: N/A
  Weights:
Empty: 1,675kg (3,693 lb.)
Maximum: 2,075kg (4,575 lb.)

Performance:
Maximum Speed: 240 kph (161 mph)
Initial climb: N/A
Range: 460 miles (740km)
Service Ceiling: N/A


Comments
A technically successful design, the Ar 199 was developed for a role as a training seaplane which the Luftwaffe later decided it didn't need. The two prototypes were transferred to the Luftwaffe in 1939 for training purposes.



Sources:
Gunston, Bill & Wood, Tony - Hitler's Luftwaffe, 1977, Salamander Books Ltd., London