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Bücker Bü 131 Jungmann
The Bücker Bü 131 Jungmann was a German basic training aircraft which was mainly used by the Luftwaffe during World War II.
It was Bücker Flugzeugbau’s first production type, the Bü 131A was the last biplane built in Germany.
It had two open cockpits in tandem and fixed landing gear.
The fuselage was steel tube, covered in fabric and metal, the wings wood and fabric.
It first flew with the 80 hp (60 kW) Hirth HM60R.
In 1936, it was followed by the Bü 131B, with a 105 hp (78 kW) Hirth 504A-2.
Most wartime production for the Luftwaffe was by Aero in Prague.
Two-seat primary trainer biplane.
Initial production version.
Improved version, powered by the more powerful Hirth HM 504A-2 piston engine.
Experimental version, fitted with 90 hp (67 kW) Cirrus Minor piston engine.
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Czechoslovakia, pre-war licence production in Tatra Kopřivnice.
Mass-produced in Aero factory in occupied Czechoslovakia during wartime under original Bücker Bü 131B designation, used post war with original Hirth engine.
Czechoslovak, post war development with a Walter Minor 4-III engine, 260 built.
Spanish license-built versions with Hirth HM 504 or 125 hp (93 kW) ENMA Tigre G-IVA.
Pre-production Polish version, powered by 78 kW (105 hp) Walter Minor 4-III engine.
Four aircraft built during 1994.
Polish production version, with 103 kW (138 hp) LOM M332AK engine.
This version 1
flew during 1995.
6.62 m (21 ft 9 in)
7.4 m (24 ft 3 in)
2.25 m (7 ft 5 in)
13.5 m2 (145 sq ft)
380 kg (838 lb)
670 kg (1,477 lb)
1 × Hirth HM 504
4-cylinder inverted air-cooled inline piston engine,
75 kW (100 hp)
2-bladed fixed-pitch propeller
183 km/h (114 mph, 99 kn)
170 km/h (110 mph, 92 kn)
82 km/h (51 mph; 44 kn)
650 km (400 mi, 350 nmi)
4,300 m (14,100 ft)
46.3 kg/m2 (9.5 lb/sq ft)
0.11957 kW/kg (0.07273 hp/lb)
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