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    Koolhoven F.K.56 Trainer (1938)

    Koolhoven F.K.56 Trainer (1938)

    The Koolhoven F.K.56 trainer served both the Belgian and Dutch air forces prior to World War 2.




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    Technical Specifications:
    Koolhoven F.K.56
    Trainer


    PRIMARY

    Focus Model: Koolhoven F.K.56
    Origin: Netherlands
    Manufacturer: Koolhoven - Netherlands
    Service Entry: 1938
    Production Total: 31
    Crew: 2


    STRUCTURAL

    Length: 25.75 ft (7.85 m)
    Width: 37.73 ft (11.50 m)
    Height: 7.55ft (2.30 m)
    Weight (Empty): 2,332 lb (1,058 kg)
    Weight (MTOW): 3,527 lb (1,600 kg)


    POWER

    Powerplant: 1 x Wright Whirlwind R-975-E3 radial piston engine developing 451 horsepower.


    PERFORMANCE

    Maximum Speed: 186 mph (300 kmh; 162 kts)
    Maximum Range: 497 miles (800 km)
    Service Ceiling: 23,950 ft (7,300 m; 4.5 miles)
    Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)


    ARMAMENT

    Hardpoints: 0
    Armament Suite:
    None.


    VARIANTS
    F.K.56 - Base Series Designation


    OPERATORS
    Belgium; Netherlands