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Bücker Bü 181

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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
Armament:
none
Electronics:
Operators: Luftwaffe, Egypt, Sweden, Switzerland, Croatia
Variants:
Bü 181
Bü 181A
Bü 181D
Zlín Z.181
Zlín Z.281
Zlín Z.381
Gomhouria Mk I
Gomhouria Mk II
Sk 25

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History

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

Gallery

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

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Sources

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

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