Caspar CLE 11

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The Caspar CLE 11 was an airliner built in Germany in the early 1920s.

Development[edit]

Only one CLE 11 was built (registration D-294), and it took part in the International Air Exhibition in Gothenburg (Sweden) in July 1923.[1]

Specifications[edit]

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: One
  • Capacity: 2 passengers
  • Length: 6.72 m (22 ft 1 in)
  • Wingspan: 12.00 m (39 ft 4 in)
  • Height: 2.20 m (7 ft 3 in)
  • Wing area: 19.00 m2 (204.5 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 450 kg (992 lb)
  • Gross weight: 830 kg (1,830 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Siemens-Halske Sh 5 5-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engine, 60 kW (80 hp)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed fixed pitch propeller

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 160 km/h (99 mph, 86 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 145 km/h (90 mph, 78 kn)
  • Range: 800 km (500 mi, 430 nmi)
  • Endurance: 6 hours
  • Service ceiling: 3,000 m (9,800 ft)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Caspar CLE 11". Histaviation.com. Retrieved 27 February 2019.