Wehrmacht History 1935 to 1945


Sponsored Links

My Other Sites

Sponsored Links

Bücker Bü 181


Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann (Bestman) Trainer transport

Service Data

In Service: February 1939 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: February 1939
Manufacturer: Bücker
Number built:

Technical Data

Type: Trainer transport

Crew: 2 men
Length: 7.85 m
Wingspan: 10.6 m
Wing area: 13.5 m²
Height: 2.06 m
Empty: 480 kg
Loaded: 750 kg
Engine: 1 × Hirth Motoren HM 504A 6 cylinder air cooled inverted inline engine producing up to 160 hp
Maximum speed: 215 km/h
Range: 800 km
Service ceiling: 5,000 m
Operators: Luftwaffe, Egypt, Sweden, Switzerland, Croatia
Bü 181
Bü 181A
Bü 181D
Zlín Z.181
Zlín Z.281
Zlín Z.381
Gomhouria Mk I
Gomhouria Mk II
Sk 25

Other: Trainers


The Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann (Bestman) was a two seat single engine low wing monoplane with fixed undercarriage trainer and transport aircraft


Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann (Bestman) Trainer transport picture 2
Bücker Bü 181 Bestmann (Bestman) Trainer transport picture 3

Leave a Comment




CAPTCHA Image Audio Version Refresh


The Warplanes of the Third Reich.
ISBN-10: 0385057822

German Aircraft of the Second World War.
ISBN-10: 0370000242

Hitler's Luftwaffe.
ISBN-10: 051718771X

For a complete list of sources
WWII News articles from around the world

Sponsored Links

WWII Timeline
World War Two Timeline, detailing every event, day by day from 1935 through to 1945.
WWII Timeline

Support This Site
There are many ways to help support this site if you would like more information
Click Here

Join Our Newsletter
To receive the latest news on Book Reviews, Movies and site updates join my free Newsletter

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Bookmark & Share
Please bookmark this site and tell your friends!
Bookmark and Share

This website is NOT meant to promote Nazism, the politics of Adolf Hitler, or any other political ideology. It deals with the subject of German military during a particular period of history nothing else.

©Wehrmacht History

Reliable Web Hosting