Albatros AL 101

The Albatros Al-101 was a 1930s German trainer aircraft.

It was a parasol-wing monoplane of conventional configuration, the pilot and instructor sat in separate open cockpits.

Variants

L-101

Prototype aircraft,

L-101s

First serial modification with Argus As 8a engine,

Al-101d

Basic serial modification with Argus As 8a engine,

Al-101w

Float version of Al 101D.

Specifications

Crew

2

Length

8.5 m (27 ft 11 in)

Wingspan

12.5 m (41 ft 0 in)

Height

2.7 m (8 ft 10 in)

Wing area

20 m2 (220 sq ft)

Empty weight

515 kg (1,135 lb)

Gross weight

830 kg (1,830 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Argus As 8a inverted 4-cyl air-cooled in-line piston engine, 73 kW (98 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed

171 km/h (106 mph, 92 kn)

Range

670 km (420 mi, 360 nmi)

Service ceiling

3,600 m (11,800 ft)

Rate of climb

4.2 m/s (830 ft/min)

Landing speed

70 km/h (43 mph).

 

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