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บข.     BKh.8     Heinkel HD 43b
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History

On the 16th of October 1929 the  Royal Siamese Aeronautical Service purchased two Heinkel HD 43b at a price of 107,957 ฿. Both planes whe delivered at the 12th January 1930 and taken into the service as Fighter No. 8. Both planes whe used for the evaluation of the new Fighter against the Bristol Bulldog and Boeing E-100..

Geschichte

Am 16 Oktober 1929 erwarb der Royal Siamese Aeronautical Service zwei Heinkel HD 43b zu 107,957 ฿. Die beiden Maschinen wurden am 12. Januar 1930 geliefert und als Jäger Nr. 8 in Dienst genommen. Die beiden Maschinen dienten nur zur Evaluation eines neuen Jägers im Wettbewerb gegen die Bristol Bulldog und Boeing E-100. Von der Heinkel HD 43 wurden nur insgesamt 4 Exemplare gebaut.

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Serial, Heinkel HD-43b
Typ Thai Serial s/n Buzz Sqn / Wing Base Delivered Withdrawn Remarks
HD 43b BL.8-1/ 344 ? ... ... 12.1.1930 ? ...
HD 43b BL.8-2/ 345 ? ... ... 12.1.1930 ? ...
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Specifications

Heinkel HD 43b

Wingspan

Spannweite

10.0 m

Length

Länge

7.1 m

Height

Höhe

3.35 m

Wing area

Flügelfläche

26.56 m2

Engine

Motor

1 x BMW VI 7,3Z with up to 750 hp

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

322 Km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

1'220 Kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

1'640 Kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

?

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

8'400 m

Range

Reichweite

?

Armament

Bewaffnung

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Written 20. May 2006

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