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Al 101
Albatros L101 0895-4.jpg
Role Trainer
Manufacturer Albatros Flugzeugwerke
First flight 1930
Number built 71

The Albatros Al 101 was a 1930s German trainer aircraft. It was a parasol-wing monoplane of conventional configuration, and seated the pilot and instructor in separate, open cockpits.

VariantsEdit

  • L 101
  • L 101W - two examples built as floatplanes
  • L 101C
  • L 101D

Specifications (Al 101D)Edit

Data from Nowarra 1993[1]

General characteristics
  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 8.5 m (27 ft 11 in)
  • Wingspan: 12.5 m (41 ft 0 in)
  • Height: 2.7 m (8 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 20 m2 (220 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 515 kg (1,135 lb)
  • Gross weight: 830 kg (1,830 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Argus As 8a inverted 4-cyl air-cooled in-line piston engine, 73 kW (98 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 171 km/h (106 mph; 92 kn)
  • Range: 670 km (416 mi; 362 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 3,600 m (11,811 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 4.2 m/s (830 ft/min)
  • Landing speed: 70 km/h (43 mph)

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Nowarra 1993

BibliographyEdit

  • Nowarra, Heinz J. (1993) (in German). Die Deutsche Luftrüstung 1933-1945 : Band 1 Flugzeugtypen AEG - Dornier. 1 (1st ed.). Germany: Bernard & Graefe Verlag. pp. 36–37 & 236–237. ISBN 3-7637-5465-2. 
  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. pp. 56. 

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