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Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann



The Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann was a two-seater, single-engine aerobatic monoplane aircraft built by Bücker Flugzeugbau GmbH in Rangsdorf, near Berlin and extensively used by the Luftwaffe in World War II.

Type: Multi-role trainer, liason, transport, glider tug
Origin: Bucker Flugzeugbau GmbH
Models: A & D
First Flight (Prototype): February 1939
Service Delivery (Luftwaffe): Late 1940
Final Delivery (Germany): 1945
Final Delivery (Sweden): 1946
Final Delivery (Czechoslovakia): 1951
Final Delivery (Egypt): After 1960

Engine:
Hirth HM 504 inverted in-line four
Horsepower: 105 hp
Propeller Unit: N/A
Diameter: N/A

Dimensions:
Wing span: 10.6m (34 ft. 9 in.)
Wing Surface Area: N/A
Length: 7.85m (25 ft. 9 in.)
Height: 2.06m (6 ft. 9 in.)
Stabilizer Span: N/A
Wheel Track: N/A
  Weights:(A Only)
Empty: 480kg (1,056 lbs.)
Loaded: 750kg (1,650 lbs.)

Performance:
Maximum Speed: 133 mph (215 kph)
Cruise Speed: 121 mph (195 kph)

Range (Fully Loaded): 800 km (497 miles)

Initial Climb: N/A
Endurance: N/A
Service Ceiling: N/A

Armament:
None


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