- Dietrich DP.II
Dietrich DP.II Bussard Role two-seat training biplane National origin Germany Manufacturer Dietrich-Gobiet Flugzeugwerke Designer Richard Dietrich First flight 1920s Number built 54
The DP.II was a development of the earlier DP.I with the change to be a cantilever unequal-span biplane. The DP.II was built with wooden wings and a steel-frame fabric covered fuselage and tailplane. The aircraft had a fixed tailskid landing gear and was powered by a Siemens-Halske radial engine. Following the single Siemens-Halske Sh 4 powered prototype was a production run of 58 improved DP.IIa variants powered by Siemens-Halske Sh 5 radial engines.
- Prototype with a Siemens-Halske Sh 4 radial engine, one built.
- Production variant with a Siemens-Halske Sh 5 radial engine, 53 built.
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- Crew: 2
- Length: 5.97 m (19 ft 7 in)
- Wingspan: 7.60 m (24 ft 11 in)
- Height: 2.43 m (8 ft 0 in)
- Empty weight: 340 kg (750 lb)
- Max takeoff weight: 560 kg (1,235 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Siemens-Halske Sh 5 seven-cylinder, air-cooled, radial engine, 41 kW (55 hp)
- Maximum speed: 145 km/h (90 mph; 78 kn)
- Range: 500 km (311 mi; 270 nmi)
- Service ceiling: 3,800 m (12,467 ft)
- The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.
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