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Arado_Ar_196

Specifications (Ar 196 A-2) An Arado Ar 196, bearing the squadron markings of the reconnaissance unit assigned to the battleship Bismarck.Data from [3] General characteristics Crew: Two (pilot and observer) Length: 11.0 m (36 ft 1 in) Wingspan: 12.4 m (40 ft 0 in) Height: 4.45 m (14 ft 7 in) Wing area: 28.4 m² (306 ft²) Empty weight: 2,990 kg (6,592 lb) Max takeoff weight: 3,720 kg (8,200 lb) Powerplant: 1× BMW 132K 9-cylinder radial engine, 960 PS (706 kW, 947 hp) Performance Maximum speed: 311 km/h (193 mph) Range: 1,080 km (670 mi) Service ceiling: 7,010 m (23,000 ft) Rate of climb: 300 m/min (980 ft/min) Wing loading: 98.2 kg/m² (20.1 lb/ft²) Power/mass: 167 W/kg (0.101 hp/lb) Armament Guns: 1 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) MG 15 machine gun 1 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) MG 17 machine gun 2 × 20 mm MG FF cannons Bombs: 2 × 50 kg (110 lb) bombs

Arado_Ar_196
johnbr, May 1, 2011