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Germany's Siebel Si 204 liaison

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Siebel Si 204 liaison:
Germany's Siebel Si 204 liaison

Design

The Siebel Si 204 was a popular liaison plane that was used by the Luftwaffe.1

Prototype

The Siebel Si 204 prototype first flew in 1941.1

Production

During World War II was manufactured at the Société Nationale de Constructions Aéronautiques du Centre at Fourchambault and Bourges.2

Initially manufactured in Germany but was transferred to France where it was produced after World War II.1

Specifications

  Siebel Si 204
Type Liaison1
Engine (Type) 2: Argus As 4101
HP 360 each1
Dimensions  
Span 70' 5"1
Length 40'1
Performance  
Speed 228 mph1
  Siebel Si 204D
Type Transport2, Trainer2
Crew 22
Engine (Type) 2: Argus As 4112
Cylinders Inverted V 122
Cooling Air2
HP 600 each2
Fuel Capacity 240 gallons2
Dimensions  
Span 69' 9"2
21.3 m2
Length 39' 2"2
11.9 m2
Weight  
Loaded 12,300 lb2
5,590 kg2
Performance  
Speed at 7,600' / 2,320 m 230 mph2
368 kph2
Range 930 miles2
1,490 km2

Sources:

  1. World War II Airplanes Volume 1, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1976
  2. Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War II, 1989
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