Albatros L 82

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L 82
Albatros L82 0701.jpg
Role Trainer
Manufacturer Albatros Flugzeugwerke
First flight 1929
Primary user Germany
Number built 17

The Albatros L 82 was a 1920s German trainer biplane. Of conventional configuration, it seated the pilot and instructor in separate, open cockpits. The wings were single-bay, equal-span, and unstaggered.

Operational history[edit]

The prototype and one production L 82b took part in the Challenge 1929 international contest, during which the prototype (D-1704) crashed on 10 August 1929 in Turnu Severin, pilot Karl Ziegler. The second example (D-1706) completed the contest in 27th place, pilot Werner Junck).[1]

Variants[edit]

Specifications (L 82c)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and instructor
  • Length: 7.41 m (24 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.00 m (29 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 2.66 m (8 ft 9 in)
  • Wing area: 20.0 m2 (215 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 400 kg (880 lb)
  • Gross weight: 750 kg (1,650 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Siemens-Halske Sh 14, 120 kW (160 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 160 km/h (100 mph)
  • Range: 560 km (350 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 3,800 m (12,500 ft)

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Marian Krzyżan: Międzynarodowe turnieje lotnicze 1929-1934, Warsaw 1988

Bibliography[edit]

  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 56. 

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