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Arado Ar 79

The Arado Ar-79 was a German aircraft of the 1930s, designed as an aerobatic two seat trainer and touring aircraft.

The Ar-79 was a monoplane with retractable, tail wheel undercarriage.

The wings were constructed of fabric over plywood, the forward fuselage was of fabric over steel tube, and the rear fuselage was a monocoque structure.

The Royal Hungarian Air Force used these as trainers.

Specifications

Crew

Two

Length

7.6 m (24 ft 11 in)

Wingspan

10 m (32 ft 10 in)

Height

2.1 m (6 ft 11 in)

Wing area

14 m2 (150 sq ft)

Aspect ratio

7.14

Empty weight

460 kg (1,014 lb)

Max take off weight

760 kg (1,676 lb)

Fuel capacity

120 l (32 US gal; 26 imp gal) fuel

+

4 l (1.1 US gal; 0.88 imp gal) oil

Powerplant

1 × Hirth HM 504A-2, inverted 4 cyl air cooled inline piston engine

105 PS (104 hp; 77 kW)

Propellers

2 bladed fixed pitch propeller, 2 m (6 ft 7 in) diameter

Performance

Maximum speed

230 km/h (140 mph, 120 kn) at sea level

Cruise speed

205 km/h (127 mph, 111 kn) 75 PS (74 hp; 55 kW) at sea level

Range

1,025 km (637 mi, 553 nmi)

Endurance

5 hours 18 minutes

Service ceiling

5,300 m (17,400 ft) solo

4,500 m (14,764 ft) dual

G limits

+10.8 (ultimate)

Rate of climb

4 m/s (790 ft/min)

Time to altitude

1,000 m (3,281 ft) in 3 minutes 48 seconds

2,000 m (6,562 ft) in 8 minutes 24 seconds

Wing loading

57 kg/m2 (12 lb/sq ft)

Power/mass

0.1314 PS/kg (0.0588 hp/lb; 0.0966 kW/kg)

Fuel consumption

11 l/km (4.7 US gal/mi; 3.9 imp gal/mi)

Oil consumption

0.15 l/km (0.064 US gal/mi; 0.053 imp gal/mi)

Take-off run

180 m (591 ft).

 

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