Arado L II
|Arado L IIa at Tempelhof. July 1930|
The Arado L II was a 1920s German two-seat, high-wing touring monoplane.
In 1930, a Revised version, the L IIa first flew, and four examples took part in the Challenge International de Tourisme 1930, starting from Berlin-Tempelhof airport, but none placed, and one crashed early in the race. Two examples competed in the Deutschlandflug in 1931.
Specifications (L IIa)
Data from German Aviation 1919 – 1945
- Crew: one pilot
- Capacity: one passenger
- Length: 6.72 m (22 ft 0 in)
- Wingspan: 11.00 m (36 ft 1 in)
- Height: 2.30 m (7 ft 7 in)
- Wing area: 17.0 m2 (183 ft2)
- Empty weight: 415 kg (915 lb)
- Gross weight: 700 kg (1,540 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Argus As 8R, 60 kW (80 hp)
- Maximum speed: 160 km/h (100 mph)
- Range: 700 km (440 miles)
- Service ceiling: 2,000 m (6,560 ft)
- Rate of climb: 2.1 m/s (420 ft/min)
- Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 73.
- World Aircraft Information Files. Brightstar Publishing, London. File 889 Sheet 73
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