Henschel Hs 125

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Henschel Hs 125
Henschel Hs 125 photo L'Aerophile September 1939.jpg
Role Trainer
Designer Henschel & Son
First flight 1934
Primary user Luftwaffe
Number built 2

The Henschel Hs 125 was a German advanced training aircraft prototype featuring a single engine and low wing, designed by Henschel & Son and tested by the Luftwaffe in 1934.[1] Only two prototypes were ever built.[2]

Specifications[edit]

Henschel Hs 125 3-view drawing from L'Aerophile September 1939

Data from The Warplanes of the Third Reich[3]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 7.307 m (23 ft 11 23 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.001 m (32 ft 9 34 in)
  • Height: 2.299 m (7 ft 6 12 in)
  • Wing area: 14.00 m2 (150.7 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 694 kg (1,529 lb)
  • Gross weight: 973 kg (2,145 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Argus As 10C air-cooled inverted V8 engine, 180 kW (240 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 280 km/h; 151 kn (174 mph) at sea level
  • Cruise speed: 249 km/h; 135 kn (155 mph)
  • Range: 499 km; 269 nmi (310 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 7,000 m (22,900 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 8.4 m/s (1,650 ft/min)

Armament

References[edit]

  • Green, William (1972). The Warplanes of the Third Reich. New York: Doubleday and Company Inc. ISBN 0-385-05782-2.