Sparmann S-1

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Sparmann S-1
Role Training monoplane
National origin Sweden
Manufacturer Sparmann
Primary user Swedish Air Force

The Sparmann S-1 was a 1930s Swedish military training monoplane, designed by Edmund Sparmann, built in small numbers for the Swedish Air Force. The S-1 was a single-seat low-wing braced-monoplane with a fixed trail-skid landing gear. It was powered by a single 130 hp (97 kW) de Havilland Gipsy Major engine.

Operators[edit]

 Sweden
Swedish Air Force

Specifications[edit]

Data from [1][2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 6.18 m (20 ft 3 in)
  • Wingspan: 8 m (26 ft 3 in)
  • Wing area: 8.34 m2 (89.8 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 417 kg (919 lb)
  • Gross weight: 630 kg (1,389 lb) normal; 585 kg (1,290 lb) aerobatic
  • Max takeoff weight: 625 kg (1,378 lb)
  • Fuel capacity: 120 l (32 US gal; 26 imp gal) in a fuselage tank
  • Powerplant: 1 × de Havilland Gipsy Major 4-cyl. inverted air-cooled in-line piston engine, 97 kW (130 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 250 km/h (155 mph; 135 kn) aerobatic
  • Cruise speed: 210 km/h (130 mph; 113 kn)
  • Range: 880 km (547 mi; 475 nmi) at cruise
  • Service ceiling: 6,000 m (20,000 ft) service ceiling
  • Rate of climb: 7.59 m/s (1,495 ft/min)
  • Time to altitude: 1,000 m (3,300 ft) in 2.5 minutes
2,000 m (6,600 ft) in 5.3 minutes
4,000 m (13,000 ft) in 14.7 minutes
5,000 m (16,000 ft) in 24.4 minutes
  • Wing loading: 75 kg/m2 (15 lb/sq ft) normal; 70.2 kg/m2 (14.4 lb/sq ft)
  • Power/mass: 0.155 kW/kg (0.094 hp/lb) normal; 0.1715 kW/kg (0.1043 hp/lb) aerobatic

See also[edit]

Related lists

References[edit]

  1. ^ Henriksson, Lars. "P 1 - Sparmann S 1-A "Sparmannjagaren" (1939-1947)". Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  2. ^ Grey, C.G.; Bridgman, Leonard, eds. (1937). Jane's all the World's Aircraft 1937. London: Sampson Low, Marston & company, ltd. p. 266c.

Further reading[edit]

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