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Koolhoven F.K.56 Trainer (1938)

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

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Specifications for the
Koolhoven F.K.56

Focus Model: Koolhoven F.K.56
Country of Origin: Netherlands
Manufacturer: Koolhoven - Netherlands
Initial Year of Service: 1938
Production: 31

Crew: 2

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)

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

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)

Hardpoints: 0
Armament Suite:

F.K.56 - Base Series Designation

Belgium; Netherlands