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Bücker Bü 180 Student
The Bücker Bü 180 Student was a 1930s German two-seat sporting/training aircraft.
It was a low-wing cantilever monoplane that would be later used as a trainer aircraft and named Student.
The wing was of wooden construction with a mixture of plywood and fabric covering.
The fuselage was a steel tube frame forward and a wooden monocoque aft with a fabric covering.
The Student had a fixed tailskid landing gear and was powered by a Walter Mikron II inline engine.
The prototype first flew in 1937 and a small number were built for civilian use.
Production variant with a 37 kW (50 hp) Zündapp Z9-092 engine.
Production variant with a 45 kW (60 hp) Walter Mikron II engine.
Proposed variant with a 60 kW (80 hp) Bücker Bü M700 engine.
7.1 m (23 ft 4 in)
11.5 m (37 ft 9 in)
1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
15 m2 (160 sq ft)
295 kg (650 lb)
540 kg (1,190 lb)
1 × Walter Mikron II inverted 4-cyl
Air-cooled inline piston engine, 45 kW (60 hp)
2-bladed fixed pitch propeller
175 km/h (109 mph, 94 kn) at sea level
160 km/h (99 mph, 86 kn)
650 km (400 mi, 350 nmi)
4,500 m (14,800 ft)
Time to altitude
1,000 m (3,281 ft) in 8 minutes 54 seconds.
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