Ar 195 file photo [6341]

Ar 195

CountryGermany
ManufacturerArado Flugzeugwerke
Primary RoleTorpedo Bomber
Maiden Flight1 January 1937

Contributor:

ww2dbaseThe Ar 195 torpedo bomber design was based on the existing Ar 95 biplanes. Aircraft built upon this design were intended to become torpedo bombers that would serve aboard carrier Graf Zeppelin. Three prototypes took flight in 1937, but production never started as the Fi 167 design developed by Gerhard Fieseler Werke defeated Arado for the carrier torpedo bomber design competition.

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Last Major Revision: Aug 2008

SPECIFICATIONS

Ar 195
MachineryOne BMW 132 M radial engine rated at 819hp
Armament1x7.92mm forward MG17 machine gun, 1x7.92mm rear flexible MG15 machine gun, 1x torpedo or bomb
Crew2
Span12.50 m
Length10.50 m
Height3.60 m
Wing Area46.00 m
Weight, Empty2,380 kg
Weight, Loaded3,745 kg
Speed, Maximum282 km/h
Speed, Cruising250 km/h
Service Ceiling6,000 m
Range, Normal650 km




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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Commenter identity confirmed BILL says:
19 Mar 2009 11:47:50 AM

Arado Ar 195 V3 (D-ODSG) was evaluated at the E-Stelle Rechlin. Only three prototypes were built, the Ar 195 was designed as a shipboad torpedo-bomber and reconnaissance aircraft.

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