Albatros L 82

The Albatros L 82 was a 1920s German trainer biplane, of conventional configuration.

The pilot and instructor sat in separate, open cockpits.

The wings were single-bay, equal-span, and un-staggered.

The wings could also be folded for transport.

The prototype and one production L 82b took part in a International Challenge contest, during which the prototype (D-1704) crashed on 10 August, 1929 in Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Romania.

The second example (D-1706) completed the contest in 27th place.

Variants

L 82a

Prototype with de Havilland Gipsy engine

L 82b

Single example with Siemens-Halske Sh 13 engine

L 82c

Production version with Siemens-Halske Sh 14 engine

Specifications

(L 82c)

Crew

Two

Length

7.41 m (24 ft 4 in)

Wingspan

9.00 m (29 ft 6 in)

Height

2.66 m (8 ft 9 in)

Wing area

20.0 m2 (215 sq ft)

Empty weight

400 kg (880 lb)

Gross weight

750 kg (1,650 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Siemens-Halske Sh 14 , 120 kW (160 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed

160 km/h (100 mph, 87 kn)

Range

560 km (350 mi, 300 nmi)

Service ceiling

3,800 m (12,500 ft).

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