Potez 60

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Potez 60
Potez 60-AirExpo 2009.JPG
Role Monoplane trainer
National origin France
Manufacturer Potez
First flight 1935
Number built 155

The Potez 60 sometimes named the Sauterelle ("Grasshopper") is a French 1930s parasol-wing open-cockpit trainer. It had a wide-track tailwheel landing gear and is powered by a 45 kW (60 hp) Potez 3B uncowled radial engine. An order for 250 was placed by the French government, but deliveries stopped after 155 aircraft were produced.


General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Wingspan: 10 m (32 ft 9¾ in)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Potez 3B radial engine, 45 kW (60 hp)


  • Maximum speed: 145 km/h (90 mph)


  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. 
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.