Hurel-Dubois HD.34

Photographic / Survey Aircraft

Hurel-Dubois HD.34 Institut Geographique National, F-BICV, c/n 8 © Marc Lehmann
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The Hurel-Dubois HD.34 is a twin-engined aerial photographic and survey aircraft produced by the French manufacturer Avions Hurel-Dubois. The HD.34 was in operation with the French National Geographic Institute (Institut Geographique National) only.
Propulsion2 Radial Engines
Engine ModelWright Cyclone 982-C9-HE2
Engine Power (each)1141 kW1530 hp
Speed280 km/h151 kts
  174 mph
Service Ceiling8.000 m26.247 ft
Range2.600 km1.404 NM
1.616 mi.
Empty Weight12.300 kg27.117 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight18.600 kg41.006 lbs
Wing Span45,16 m148 ft 2 in
Wing Area100,0 m1076 ft
Length23,61 m77 ft 6 in
Height8,40 m27 ft 7 in
First Flight29.12.1953 (HD.31), 26.02.1957
Production Statusout of production
Total Production8
Developed fromHurel-Dubois HD.31
Data for (Version)Hurel-Dubois HD.34