Arado Ar 195

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Arado Ar 195
Type: Torpedo bombers
Design country:

German Reich NSGerman Reich (Nazi era) German Empire



First flight:


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The Arado Ar 195 was a German, military, carrier-based multi-purpose aircraft produced by Arado Flugzeugwerke .

The aircraft was developed in 1937 for the German aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin , which is currently under construction, based on the Arado Ar 95 L. The aircraft was designed as a single-legged, braced biplane with wings that could be folded back. A BMW 132 K radial engine with 812 hp was used as the engine. The cabin has been pulled forwards and upwards as far as possible for better visibility during carrier landings. In addition, the Ar 195 had a landing hook . The two-man crew sat one behind the other in a closed cabin.

Series production did not take place because the aircraft was already considered obsolete in 1937.

Technical specifications

Parameter Data
crew 2
length 10.5 m
span 12.5 m
height 3.6 m
Wing area 46 m²
Wing extension
Empty mass 2380 kg
Max. Takeoff mass 3746 kg
Top speed 282 km / h
Service ceiling 6000 m
Range 650 km
Engines BMW 132 K , 812 PS
Armament 1 × MG 17 firing forward, 1 × MG 15 in mount and 500 kg bomb load or 1 torpedo