Focke-Wulf Fw 47

Fw 47 Höhengeier
Role Weather plane
Manufacturer Focke-Wulf
Designer Wilhelm Bansemir
First flight June 1931
Introduction December 1932
Number built 36

The Focke-Wulf Fw 47 Höhengeier (German: "Vulture"), known internally to Focke-Wulf as the A 47 was a meteorological aircraft developed in Germany in 1931. It was a parasol-wing monoplane of largely conventional design, unusual only in the expansiveness of its wing area. Tested first by the Reichsverband der Deutschen Luftfahrtindustrie and then the weather station at Hamburg, the type was ordered into production to equip ten major weather stations around Germany.


Specifications (Fw 47C)

General characteristics



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