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Germany's Bücker Bü 133 Jungmeister trainer

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  • Bücker Bü 133 Jungmeister

Design

The Bücker Bü 133 was based on the Bücker Bü 131. The Bücker Bü 133 was more powerful and had better performance.

Usage

Used by the Luftwaffe as a basic trainer.

The Bücker Bü 133 was sold to other countries.

Specifications

  Bücker Bü 133 Jungmeister
Type Trainer
Crew 1
Engine (Type) Siemens SH 14A-4
Cylinders Radial, Radial 7
Cooling Air
HP 160
Dimensions  
Span 21' 7.5", 21' 9"
6.6 m
Length 19' 4", 20'
5.9 m
Height 7' 4.5"
2.25 m
Wing area 130 sq ft
12 sq m
Weight  
Empty 925 lb
420 kg
Loaded 1,290 lb
586 kg
Performance  
Speed 134 mph, 137.5 mph
315 kph
Cruising speed 125 mph
200 kph
Climb to 3,280' /
1,000 m
2.8 minutes
Climb to 6,560' /
2,000 m
6.3 minutes
Climb to 9,840' /
3,000 m
10.7 minutes
Service ceiling 20,000'
6,100 m
Range 310 miles
500 km

Sources:

  1. World War II Airplanes Volume 1, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1976
  2. Jane's Fighting Aircraft of World War II, 1989
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site