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Koolhoven F.K.56 Trainer (1938)

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 5/8/2012

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
Trainer


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


Crew: 2


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


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


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


Hardpoints: 0
Armament Suite:
None.


Variants:
F.K.56 - Base Series Designation


Operators:
Belgium; Netherlands