Development and technical details of the Bucker Bu Jungmann 131 history the Bucker Bu 131 Jungmann was the first aircraft of the Bucker Flugzeugbau company. The aircraft was designed by engineer Anders J. Anderson from Sweden. The first flight of the prototype took place on April 27, 1934. The production version was deployed successfully at flight schools, but also in the newly formed air force, where the aircraft due to its maneuverability and airworthiness of art has become one of the standard trainer aircraft. In Germany, 3,000 units were produced, a total (license included) about 5,000 machines were produced. Currently the Polish company historical aircraft in Jasienica continues to faithfully Bu131 of the Bucker Jungmann. Due to the large numbers of manufactured and their widespread use as a military training aircraft, the Jungmann is one of the most popular classic car today.
But hardly any spare parts for the original engine to find are many copies with a Lycoming engine were fitted. As a result many of these aircraft from the can Decommissioning are kept. However, the wider cowling made necessary by this conversion (cowling) destroyed the elegant line of the aircraft. The construction of the single-seater Bucker Bu 133 Jungmeister based Jungmann largely on of the Bu 131. Technical data span: 7,40 m length: 6.62 m height: 2.25 m wing area: 13.50 m unladen mass: 390 kg max. takeoff weight: 680 kg engine: a Hirth engine HM 504-A2 (78 kW / 105 PS) run off: 130 m 140 m (depending on the source) country off run: 120 m 135 m (depending on the source) maximum horizontal flight speed: 183 km/h near the ground travel speed: 170 km/h maximum permissible speed: 350 km/h minimum speed: 82 km/h maximum rate of climb at ground level: 3.2 m/s 3.8 m/s (depending on the source) service ceiling: 3000 m range: 650 km Buecker_Bue_Jungmann_131.pdf