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Arado S I

Manufacturer: Arado Flugzeugwerke
First flight: 1925
Number built: 3 + 1 S III

The Arado S I was a biplane trainer built in Germany in 1925. The first of three prototypes was powered by a Bristol Lucifer radial engine, while the other two Arado S.Ia aircraft were fitted with the Siemens-Halske Sh 12. This latter engine also powered the Arado S III, a virtually identical aircraft of which only a single prototype was constructed and sold to Turkey.

Specifications (S Ia)

General characteristics

Crew: two, pilot and instructor
Length: 7.35 m (24 ft 1 in)
Wingspan: 11.50 m (37 ft 9 in)
Height: 2.65 m (8 ft 8 in)
Wing area: 26.3 m (283 ft)
Empty weight: 600 kg (1,320 lb)
Gross weight: 915 kg (2,020 lb)
Powerplant: 1 x Siemens-Halske Sh 12, 80 kW (110 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed: 147 km/h (91 mph)
Range: 500 km (310 miles)
Rate of climb: 1.0 m/s (200 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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