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Arado L II

Manufacturer: Arado
Designer: Walter Rethel
First flight: 1929
Number built: 5

The Arado L II was a two-seat, high-wing sporting monoplane built in Germany in 1929. A revised version, the L IIa flew the following year and four examples took part in the Europa Rundflug that year, but none received places and one crashed early in the race. Two of the same aircraft competed in the Deutschlandflug in 1931.

Specifications (L IIa)

General characteristics

Crew: one pilot
Capacity: 1 passenger
Length: 6.72 m (22 ft 0 in)
Wingspan: 11.00 m (36 ft 1 in)
Height: 2.30 m (7 ft 7 in)
Wing area: 17.0 m (183 ft)
Empty weight: 415 kg (915 lb)
Gross weight: 700 kg (1,540 lb)
Powerplant: 1 x Argus As 8R, 60 kW (80 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed: 160 km/h (100 mph)
Range: 700 km (440 miles)
Service ceiling: 2,000 m (6,560 ft)
Rate of climb: 2.1 m/s (420 ft/min)

Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. pp. 73.
World Aircraft Information Files. Brightstar Publishing, London. File 889 Sheet 73
German Aircraft between 1919 - 1945

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