Karhumäki Karhu 48B
|Karhumäki Karhu 48B in Finnish Aviation Museum|
|Manufacturer||Veljekset Karhumäki O/Y|
The Karhumäki Karhu 48B was a Finnish 1950s four-seat monoplane.
The Veljekset Karhumäki O/Y company had been formed in 1924 and concerned itself with licence manufacturing. In the early 1950s the company designed and built the Karhu 48B a high-wing four-seat monoplane. A small number were built including a number on floats.
Specifications (Karhu 48B)
Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1955–56
- Crew: 1
- Capacity: 3 passengers
- Length: 7.85 m (25 ft 9 in) (landplane)
- Wingspan: 11.54 m (37 ft 10 in)
- Wing area: 17.31 m2 (186.3 sq ft)
- Max takeoff weight: 1,310 kg (2,888 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Avco Lycoming O-435A 6-cyl. air-cooled horizontally-opposed piston engine, 140 kW (190 hp)
- Propellers: 2-bladed Aeromatic 220 variable-pitch
- Maximum speed: 229 km/h (142 mph; 124 kn)
- Cruise speed: 186 km/h (116 mph; 100 kn)
- Range: 700 km (435 mi; 378 nmi)
- Service ceiling: 4,800 m (15,700 ft)
- Bridgman 1955, pp. 128–129.
- Bridgman, Leonard (1955). Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1955–56. New York: The McGraw Hill Book Company.
- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982–1985). Orbis Publishing.