DAR-3

Further development of the DAR-3 “Garvan-II”, with the Siemens Jupiter VI engine being replaced with a Alfa-Romeo 126 R.C. 34.
DAR 3 GARMIN 3

 

 

 

 

Numerous problems, such as the plane being generally underpowered, were fixed.
DAR 3 GARMIN 3

 

 

 

 

The cockpit was changed to a semi enclosed one, and the aerodynamics were improved.
DAR 3 GARMIN 2

 

 

 

 

The plane was liked by the pilots, and preferred over the Polish and Czechoslovak planes of the same class that were in service at the time.
DAR 3 GARMIN 1

 

 

 

 

 

The “Garvan” saw action over the Balkans in 1944.
DAR-3 with Lorraine-Dietrich 12b engine

 

 

 

 

Two were lost in crashes, while the remaining 10 were handed over to Yugoslavia after the war.
DAR-3 prototype with Gnome-Rhone Jupiter 9ACHA engine

 

 

 

 

 

Specifications
DAR-3 Garvan III
Wingspan, m
Top
  11.90
Lower
  10.75
Length, m
  9.46
Height, m
  2.76
Wing area, m2
  37.00
Weight, kg
 
empty plane
  1300
Maximum take-off
2070
Engine type
1 AP Alfa Romeo 126 RC34
Power, hp
1 x 750
Top speed, km/h
265
Cruise speed, km/h
  243
Practical range, km
  1000
Practical ceiling, m
  6850
Crew, attendees
  2
Weapons:
one synchronized 7.92 mm MG 17 machine gun and
one round 7.92 mm MG 15
light bomb with a total weight of up to 200 kg

 

 

 

 

Share on facebook

Share on facebook