Hispano HA-1112 Buchon. A photo. Characteristics.
Hispano HA-1112 Buchon. A photo. Characteristics.

Hispano HA-1112 Buchon. A photo. Characteristics.


A type: Single-engine piston fighter-bomber

Crew: One pilot

In 1942 the Government of Spain signed an agreement with the company "Messerschmitt" contract on licensed production aircraft Bf 109G-2, but finished planes began to leave the factory of "Hispano Aviacion» (Hispano Aviacion) in small quantities only 1945 year. The delay was related to the lack of a complete set of technical drawings and related accessories. The most important was the engine DB 605 company "Daimler-Benz", in which Germany was denied due to a general lack of power plants.

The Spaniards were forced to use instead a less powerful engine of French production company HS 12Z 17 "Hispana Suiza» (Hispano Suiza), and built around 69 aircraft HA-1112-K1L.Production airframe soon exceeded the number of available engines, and since 1952 years, from thawing of relations between the Government of Spain and the western countries, from the United Kingdom became available more powerful engines "Merlin» 500 / 45 of "Rolls-Royce".Combining the former German glider aircraft with the engine of his honorable opponent of the war proved to be successful, and the first prototype aircraft "Buchon» (Buchyn - blue) with a few problems passed flight tests.

Although the appearance of fighter jets and turned the plane HA-1112-M1L in the category of obsolete even before it has hit the Spanish Air Force believed that the aircraft may still be valuable as a fighter-bomber, and 1955 on 1958 year was collected 171 aircraft. Aircraft "Buchon" remained in operation until the year 1965, 1968 and 23, the surviving aircraft were purchased by "Spitfire Productions» (Spitfire Production) for use in the film "The Battle of A-ngliyu."

Basic data


  • Length: 9,10 m
  • Wingspan: 9,92 m
  • Height: 2,6 m

The weight:

  • BLANK: 2656 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 3180 kg

Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 674 km / h
  • Range: 766 km

Power point: "Merlin» 500-45 of "Rolls-Royce"

Power: 1632 l. from. (1217 kW)

Date of first flight:

  • 30 декабря 1954 года

The surviving airworthy modifications: HA-1112-M1L