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Heinkel He 72


Heinkel He 72 Kadett (Cadet) Trainer

Service Data

In Service: 1933 to 1945

Production Data

First Flight: 1933
Manufacturer: Heinkel
Number built:

Technical Data

Type: Trainer

Crew: 2 men
Length: 7.5 m
Wingspan: 9 m
Wing area: 20.7 m²
Height: 2.7 m
Empty: 540 kg
Loaded: 865 kg
Engine: 1 × Siemens Bramo Sh 14A 7 cylinder air cooled radial engine producing up to 160 hp
Maximum speed: 185 km/h
Range: 475 km
Service ceiling: 3,500 m
Bomb load up to
Operators: Luftwaffe
He 72A
He 72B
He 72 B-1
He 72 B-3
He 72 BW seaplane prototype
He 172

Other: Trainers


The Heinkel He 72 Kadett (Cadet) was a two seat single engine single bay biplane staggered single bay biplane wing, a strut braced tail unit trainer


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