DAR-6

 

 

 

 

 

The DAR 6 was a 1930s Bulgarian two-seat basic or advanced biplane training aircraft.
The DAR 6 was designed by Zevtan Lazarov.

 

DAR-6 with Walter Vega engine 2
It was constructed by the Bulgarian State Aircraft Workshops (DAR).
The aircraft was a conventional biplane with a fixed tailskid landing gear.
It was powered by a radial engine.
Three versions were initially developed:
DAR-6A 
Basic training version, powered by an 85 hp (63 kW) Walter Vega engine;
Advanced training version, powered by a 145 hp (108 kW) Walter Mars I engine;
1937 Model DAR 6a.
This variant offered faired struts and redesigned divided landing gear.
It was powered by a 150 hp (112 kW) Walter Mars I engine.
DAR-6 with Walter Vega engine

 

Specifications-
Crew: two, pilot and student
Length: 6.85 m (22 ft 5.75 in)
Wingspan: 9.05 m (29 ft 8.25 in)
Height: 2.85 m (9 ft 4.25 in)
Wing area: 19.30 m2 (207.75 sq ft)
Empty weight: 510 kg (1,124 lb)
Gross weight: 770 kg (1,697 lb)
Power plant: 1 × Walter Mars I radial piston engine , 108 kW (145 hp)
Performance-
Maximum speed: 180 km/h (112 mph, 97 kn)
Range: 715 km (444 mi, 386 nmi)
DAR-6 with Walter Mars engine
Credits-
Balkan Birds: Thirty Five Years of Bulgarian Aircraft Production-Dénes Bernád.
The Bulgarian Air Force in World War II, Germany’s Forgotten Ally – Eduardo M. Gil Martinez.
Wikipedia.

 

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