Heinkel HD 17
Type
HD 17 Two seat light bomber and
reconnaissance aircraft
CO-1 Two seat reconnaissance aircraft
CO-2 Two seat reconnaissance aircraft
Engine
1 Napier Lion
1 Napier Lion
1 Liberty L-12
Dimensions
Length 9,18 m, height 3,25 m, span upper wing
12,80 m, lower 11,40 m, wing area 40,6 m2
Length 9,30 m, height 3,25 m, span upper wing
12,90 m, lower 11,43 m, wing area 39,02 m2
 
Weights
Empty 1380 kg, flying weight 2200 kg
Empty 1369 kg, flying weight 2148 kg
 
Performance
Max. speed 220 km/h, landing speed 90 km/h,
climb to 1000 m 3,5 min., to 3000 m 12,0 min.,
service ceiling 6500 m
Max. speed 225 km/h, climb to 3000 m 11,0 min.,
service ceiling 6360 m
 
Type
Werk.Nr
Registration
History
Cox-Klemin CO-1
216
P-377
Built in 1924 (Officially built by Svenska Aero AB). Tested in November 1924 at Dayton by the US Army as Cox-
Klemin CO-1. Not accepted and delivered back to Cox-Klemin
Cox-Klemin CO-2
217
P-379, NC1189
Built in 1924 (Officially built by Svenska Aero AB). Tested in November 1924 at Dayton by the US Army as Cox-
Klemin CO-2. Not accepted and delivered back to Cox-Klemin. Sold to General Airways Corp. as NC 1189 in
Dec. 1926. In Oct. 1927 to Sky Signs of America . Damaged in the summer of 1929 at Wichita by a storm.
Repaired after that.
HD 17
239
 
Built in 1926. Tested at Warnemünde in April 1926. Secretly transported to Lipezk and used as a light bomber
and reconnaissance aeroplane
HD 17
240
 
Built in 1926. Secretly transported to Lipezk and used as a light bomber and reconnaissance aeroplane. Still in
use 1929
HD 17
241
 
Built in 1926. Secretly transported to Lipezk and used as a light bomber and reconnaissance aeroplane. Still in
use 1929
HD 17
242
 
Built in 1926. Secretly transported to Lipezk and used as a light bomber and reconnaissance aeroplane. Still in
use 1929
HD 17
243
 
Built in 1926. Secretly transported to Lipezk and used as a light bomber and reconnaissance aeroplane. Still in
use 1929
HD 17
244
 
Built in 1926. Secretly transported to Lipezk and used as a light bomber and reconnaissance aeroplane. Still in
use 1929
HD 17
245
 
Built in 1926. Secretly transported to Lipezk and used as a light bomber and reconnaissance aeroplane. Total
loss in a landing 7/10 1927.
HD 17
CO-1
CO-2
HD 17 Werk.Nr. 245 after a landing crash