Focke-Wulf  A47 Höhengeier
Type a C D E
Engine 1 Argus As 10 195/220 hp, fixed prop. dia 2.80 m 1 Argus As 10C 240 hp, adjustable pitch prop. dia 2.80 m 1 Argus As 10D or E 270 hp, adjustable pitch prop. dia 2.80 m 1 Argus As 10D or E 270 hp, adjustable pitch prop. dia 2.80 m
Dimensions Length 10.50 m, span 17.76 m, height 3.04 m, wingarea 35.00 m2 Length 10.57 m, span 17.76 m, height 3.04 m, wingarea 35.00 m2 Length 10.57 m, span 17.76 m, height 3.04 m, wingarea 35.00 m2 Length 10.57 m, span 17.76 m, height 3.04 m, wingarea 35.00 m2
Weights Empty 950 kg, flying weight 1475 kg, fuel 2 x 75 l Empty 1065 kg, flying weight 1580 kg, fuel 2 x 75 l Empty 1095 kg, flying weight 1475 kg, fuel 2 x 75 l  
Performance Max. speed 172 km/h, landing speed 77 km/h, required start length to 20 m 390 m, required landing field from 20 m 530 m, climb 6.0 min to 1000m - 13.3 min to 2000 m - 34.0 m to 4000 m Max. speed 191 km/h, cruising speed 175 km/h, landing speed 76 km/h, climb 4.4 min to 1000 m, range 640 km, service ceiling 5000 m    

 

Type WerkNr. Registration History
a 121 D-2295 Ready in June 1932, pilot on first flight Cornelius Edzard. Tested in Travemünde August - November 1932, Delivered to Wetterflugstelle Hamburg Nov 1932. Used from December in normal service
C   D-IGYH  
C   D-INYP  
C   D-IPIN  
C   D-IREZ  
C   D-IVYL  
C   D-IVYM  
C   D-IZAK  
C   D-IBVY  
C      
D   D-IGBU  
D   D-IJTE  
D   D-ILBA  
D   D-IOLY  
D   D-IPRA  
D   D-ISFA  
D   D-ITLO  
D   D-ITPO  
D   D-IUNE  
D   D-IXLU  
D      
Two seat weather reconnaissance aircraft designed by Wilhelm Bansemir in 1932.
Number built :
35 version C,D,E from 1934 to 1936, 1 E  built in 1939 ( Enno Springmann )
1 prototype, 9 C, 11 D ( Heinz J. Nowarra )

Used at the following Wetterflugstelle : Hamburg, Berlin, Köln, Essen, Königsberg, München, Gablingen, Norderney, Kiel, Rotenburg
Used up to WW II , but demand for a bigger plan with a crew of 3 forced these planes out of service. Some were used in some Segelfluggruppen , others  were  kept as back ups at the Wetterflugstellen. According to Nowarra 2 planes survived WW II