UDET U-12 FLAMINGO


Udet Flamingo


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Source: Built under contract at the Kristina Bakmane factory, construction completed at the Arsenals factory and in the Air Force workshops (#s 95 and 96).

Acquired: 1930

Type: trainer

Engine: 110 hp Siemens Sh12, 9-cylinder radial
One machine (#77) was experimentally re-engined with the Czech 145hp Walter Mars radial engine.

Dimensions
Length: 7.4 m
Wing Span: 10 m
Height: 2.8 m
Max Speed: 145 km/hr

Range: 450 km

Maximum Ceiling: 3800 m

Known Serial Numbers: 76, 77, 86, 87, 89, 95, 96.
Aircraft with civil registration numbers YL-ABX, YL-ABW and YL-ABY were flown by the Latvian Aeroclub flight school.

Notes



Sources
- Andersons, Edgars Latvijas Brunotie Speki un to Prieksvesture
- Briedis, Emils Latviesa Stasts
- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
- Humberstone, R. (ed) Latvian Air Force 1918-1940
- van Ishoven Udet (BFW) U-12 Flamingo Variants (Aircraft Profile #257)

Profiles courtesy of Arvo Vercamer

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