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The prototype was powered by an unsupercharged 500+ hp Curtiss Conqueror. A later model was configured with a Rolls-Royce Kestrel of 600 hp and plans were made for a Hispano-Suiza Xbre variant. The biplane was made up of a welded steel tube fuselage with fabric covering and plywood wooden wing construction.
On 18 January 1935, it set a Dutch high-altitude record, flown by Luitenant René Wittert van Hoogland. Although many pilots noted it was a nice plane, it suffered several setbacks and numerous problems resulting in accidents, most of them during take-off or landing when the plane flipped over.
In May 1939, the aircraft was considered obsolete and used as fight pilot training for the LVA Flying School.
- Length: 7.25 m (23 ft 9 in)
- Wingspan: 9.60 m (31 ft 6 in)
- Height: 3.00 m (9 ft 10 in)
- Wing area: 20.00 m² (215.28 sq ft)
- Empty weight: 1,070 kg (2,359 lb)
- Loaded weight: 1,530 kg (3,373 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Rolls Royce Kestrel IIS 12-cylinder, liquid-cooled, (595 hp)
- Guns: 2 × machine guns 7.92 mm
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