Heinkel He 71

He 71
Role Single-seat monoplane
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Heinkel
First flight 1933
Number built 1

The Heinkel He 71 was a German single-seat monoplane, a smaller version of the two-seat Heinkel He 64.[1] A low-wing monoplane with a fixed conventional landing gear, the prototype first flew with an open cockpit and a 60 hp (45 kW) Hirth HM 60 engine.[1] It was later modified with an enclosed cabin and a 78 hp (58 kW) Hirth HM 4 engine.[1] With additional fuel tanks to increase range it was used by German aviator Elly Beinhorn on a flight around Africa.[1]

Specifications (He 71B)

Data from [1]The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft

General characteristics



Wikimedia Commons has media related to Heinkel aircraft.
  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Orbis 1985, p. 2138

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 6/24/2015. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.