Arado Ar 79

Ar 79
Role Aerobatic trainer
Manufacturer Arado
Introduction 1938

The Arado Ar 79 was a German aircraft of the 1930s, designed as an aerobatic two-seat trainer and touring aircraft.[1]

The Ar 79 was a monoplane with retractable, tailwheel undercarriage. The wings were fabric over plywood, the forward fuselage was fabric over steel tube, and the rear fuselage was monocoque structure.[1]

Operational history

The Ar 79 set a number of speed records in 1938:[1]




Data from [2]

General characteristics



  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 Donald, p. 60.
  2. Green, William (2010). Aircraft of the Third Reich. 1 (1st ed.). London: Aerospace Publishing Limited. pp. 36–37. ISBN 978 1 900732 06 2.


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