Focke-Wulf A43 = Fw 43 Falke
||1 + 2-seated fast transport
||1 Argus As 10 with fixed two-bladed propeller, fuel consumption at 1500 rpm 35 kg/h
||Length 8.30 m, , height 2.30 m, span 10.0 m, wingarea 14.0 m2, aspect ratio 7,14
||Empty 725 kg, flying weight 1125 kg, fuel 226 l (2 tanks ) , oil 20 l, wingloading 80,3 kg/m2, poerloading 5,1 kg/hp
||Max. speed 255 km/h at sea level, cruising speed at economical power 240 km/h, cruising speed at 1500 rpm 215 km/h, climb 4.5 min to 1000 m, range 1050 km, service ceiling 5100 m, range at 1500 rpm 1050 km, endurance 5 ,00 h at 1500 rpm, landing speed 108 km/h, start to 20 m altitude 510 m, landing from 20 m 580 m
|First flight 1932, pilot cornelius Edzard. Shown at the DELA exhibition at Berlin 1932.Used by the Norddeutschen Luftverkehrs GmbH from Aug. 1932 until 1934. Used by the RLM as liaison Aircraft. Given to the king of Bulgaria. Named "Milka". Last known 1936/37 in Sofia.
The Focke-Wulf Fw 43 Falke (German: "Falcon") - known internally to Focke-Wulf as the A 43 - was a light utility aircraft developed in Germany in 1932. it was a high-wing strut-braced monoplane of conventional design with fixed tailwheel undercarriage. The pilot and two passengers sat in a fully enclosed cabin. Only a single example was built.
Flug- und Modelltecnnlk. Juni 1998
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Die Luftwacht 1932
VFW-FOKKER. FLUGZEUG-MONOGRAFIE No. 5. FOCKE-WULF A43 FALKE