Arado Ar 96

Trainer

Arad Ar 96B-1 Luftwaffe U+CF Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Arado Ar 96 is a single-engine two-seat trainer aircraft produced by the German manufacturer Arado Flugzeugwerke GmbH. The Ar 96 was the standard advanced trainer aircraft of the German Luftwaffe during WWII.
The Arado Ar 96 was built by AGO Flugzeugwerke, a former Junkers subsidiary and later by the czech manufacturers Avia and Letov. Post-war production by Avia continued until 1948 as Avia C.2B.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelArgus As 410A-1
Engine Power342 kW459 hp
max. Cruise Speed294 km/h159 kts
  183 mph
Speed330 km/h178 kts
  205 mph
Service Ceiling7.100 m23.294 ft
Range991 km535 NM
616 mi.
Empty Weight1.295 kg2.855 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.700 kg3.748 lbs
Wing Span11,00 m36 ft 1 in
Wing Area17,1 m184 ft
Length9,10 m29 ft 10 in
Height2,60 m8 ft 6 in
First Flight1938
Production Statusout of production
Production Range19-39-1948 (Avia C.2B)
Total Production11546
Data for (Version)Arado Ar 96B
VariantsAvia C.2B

[Photo-ID: 5769] Karsten Palt 2012-05-19
Arado Ar 96B-1, Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht), U+CF, c/n 425462, Karsten Palt, 2012Arado
Ar 96B-1
Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht)
Reg.: U+CF
c/n: 425462
 
composite aircraft using wings of Avia C.2B
Deutsches Technikmuseum [Berlin]
[Photo-ID: 5770] Karsten Palt 2012-05-19
Arado Ar 96B-1, Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht), U+CF, c/n 425462, Karsten Palt, 2012Arado
Ar 96B-1
Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht)
Reg.: U+CF
c/n: 425462
 
composite aircraft using wings of Avia C.2B
Deutsches Technikmuseum [Berlin]
[Photo-ID: 5771] Karsten Palt 2012-05-19
Arado Ar 96B-1, Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht), U+CF, c/n 425462, Karsten Palt, 2012Arado
Ar 96B-1
Luftwaffe (Wehrmacht)
Reg.: U+CF
c/n: 425462
 
composite aircraft using wings of Avia C.2B
Deutsches Technikmuseum [Berlin]