Albatros L 68

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L 68 Alauda
Role Trainer
Manufacturer Albatros Flugzeugwerke
Number built 18

The Albatros L 68 Alauda was a two-seat German trainer aircraft of the 1920s. It was a single-engine biplane of conventional configuration that seated the pilot and instructor in tandem, open cockpits. The wings were of unequal span and had a pronounced stagger.

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Specifications (L 68c)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and instructor
  • Length: 6.30 m (20 ft 8 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.10 m (33 ft 2 in)
  • Height: 2.56 m (8 ft 5 in)
  • Wing area: 24.4 m2 (263 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 650 kg (1,430 lb)
  • Gross weight: 950 kg (2,090 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Siemens-Halske Sh 12, 80 kW (110 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 140 km/h (90 mph)
  • Range: 360 km (220 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 4,200 m (13,800 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 1.4 m/s (270 ft/min)

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