Manfred Weiss WM-21 tactical reconnaissance aircraft

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    Can anyone tell me about the WM-16/21? Strangely enough theres no wiki article about it and other information is scarce. I know the hakans aviation pages mentions it more than a few times but it doesnt really say more than some missions they undertook
     
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    #2 vikingBerserker, Dec 12, 2011
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    WM-21 was a refined version of the Fokker C.V, The Weiss WM 21 Solyom was flown by the Hungarians on light reconnaissance duties. A total of 128 were built.

    Powerplant: 870hp Weiss W M K-14 radial piston
    Performance: Max Speed 199 mph, service ceiling 26,245ft, range 373 miles
    Weight: Empty 5,401lbs, max 7,606lbs
    Armament: 2 x 7.92mm MG FF amnd 1 in a flexible mount in the rear cockpit + light bombs on underwing racks.

    from The Hamlyn Concise Guide to Axis Aircraft of World War II by David Mondey
     
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    My book about the Manfred Weiss WM-21 Solyom is due for the end of April; I hope this will answer all questions;

    Lanasta // Nieuws
     
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    Very cool, congratulations!
     
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