Arado AR199 and AR231

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Title

Arado AR199 and AR231

Description

Photo 1 and 2 are rear, port side views of an AR199 floatplane on the sea at a beach.
Photo 3 is an AR 231 designed as a submarine borne aircraft.

Language

Type

Format

Three b/w photographs on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

PThomasAF20060013

Transcription

[Photograph]

Arado AR 199.

A single engine floatplane.

[Photograph]

Arado AR 231.

The submarine borne aircraft concept dated back to the First World War. Prior to the advent of Radar, the aircraft offered the only means of extending the effective reconnaissance range othe [sic] underwater vessel. The Arado AR 231 could be quickly dismantled & stowed in a tube of 6.56 feet diameter. Six in toatal [sic] were built in 1941, but the programme was then cancelled.

[photograph]

Citation

“Arado AR199 and AR231,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 30, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/23133.

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