Arado L I
The Arado L I was a two-seat parasol-wing sporting monoplane built in Germany in 1929 in order to compete in the Europa Rundflug that year. During the fuel consumption trials, the L 1 made a forced landing and was disqualified from the contest. Bringing the aircraft back to Paris, designer Hermann Hofmann performed some aerobatics over the airfield and was killed when it crashed.
- Crew: one pilot
- Capacity: 1 passenger
- Length: 6.00 m (19 ft 8 in)
- Wingspan: 10.00 m (32 ft 10 in)
- Height: 2.30 m (7 ft 7 in)
- Wing area: 14.5 m2 (156 ft2)
- Empty weight: 270 kg (595 lb)
- Gross weight: 500 kg (1,100 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Salmson 9AD, 30 kW (40 hp)
- Maximum speed: 140 km/h (87 mph)
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- Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 73.
- World Aircraft Information Files. Brightstar Publishing, London. File 889 Sheet 73
- German Aircraft between 1919 – 1945