Arado AR68

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Title

Arado AR68

Description

Photo 1 is an AR68 in flight.
Photo 2 is a front view of an AR68 on the ground.
Photo 3 is a side view of an AR68.

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Format

Three b/w photographs on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

PThomasAF20060004

Transcription

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The Arado AR 68.

The Arado AR 68 introduced the unusually shaped vertical tail used in most subsequent Arado aircraft. The AR 68 was of mixed structure with a metal fuselage & wood wings. The first prototype flew in 1934 powered by a BMW V1D inline engine. Later models were powered by Junkers Jumo 12 cylinder liquid cooled egines[sic]. Armament two 7.9mm MG 17 machine guns. The AR 68’s were relegated to training roles by the outbreak of war.

Citation

“Arado AR68,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 6, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23125.

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