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AR TEW 16/43-23 Miniplane

2,548 nadvgia  5 months ago

Another miniplane, a bit hard to control, but it flies. Hope you like it!

A few data from Luft46 - http://www.luft46.com/arado/artew23.html

"This fighter dates from 1943, and was to be of an all-metal construction. It featured swept-back wings, and two He S 011 turbojets were mounted beneath the wings. The fuselage contained three fuel tanks which were located behind the cockpit. A single fin and rudder was fitted with the tailplanes having a small amount of sweep also. The main landing gear rotated 90 degrees before being retracted forwards into the wing. As per the Ar TEW 16/43-13, a spherical tire was chosen for the front landing gear. The cockpit was located in the forward part of the fuselage, and armament consisted of a single MG 151/15 15mm machine gun and two MG 213/20 20mm cannon, all located in the nose beneath the cockpit. This aircraft did not get out of the preliminary design phase; instead, design and production was concentrated on the Ar 234."

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General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 23.8ft (7.3m)
  • Length 19.3ft (5.9m)
  • Height 12.6ft (3.9m)
  • Empty Weight 43,348lbs (19,662kg)
  • Loaded Weight 55,042lbs (24,966kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 2.939
  • Wing Loading 407.3lbs/ft2 (1,988.8kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 135.1ft2 (12.6m2)
  • Drag Points 8354

Parts

  • Number of Parts 82
  • Control Surfaces 7