Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun. Specifications. A photo.
Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun. Specifications. A photo.

Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun. Specifications. A photo.


Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun - light double-engine aircraft, developed in the year 1967 «Bolkow GmbH» German aircraft manufacturer.


Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun photo


German aircraft manufacturers have begun to develop models of the air vessel Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun in the first half 60-ies of the last century. This aircraft is expected to operate as a private or same as the training aircraft, however, for use in the commercial civil aviation sector, this model was simply unusable.

The aircraft model Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun has a fairly compact design, which has a high aerodynamic component that provides the aircraft in addition to the high maneuverability even and reduced drag during flight, which in turn allows the use of less powerful power plant, reduces fuel consumption and ensures efficiency in the operation of the air vessel.


Photo Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun


One of the advantages of the Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun aircraft in comparison with other two-seater aircraft is the presence of a paired control system, which in turn makes it possible to use this aircraft as a training device, and as experts say. This factor led to a very large popularization of the aircraft - for the entire period of production, German aircraft manufacturers built 102 aircraft of this model, most of which have survived to this day.

The first flight of the aircraft Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun in December 1967 years and due to the fact that the project has successfully coped with all the testing is required. Aircraft manufacturers of «Bolkow GmbH» at the beginning of the next year started its mass production, which continued until the early 70-ies.

The cabin of the aircraft Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun has a fairly compact dimensions, which is why only two people can be accommodated on board the aircraft. Due to a series of design features, the aircraft Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun can not be used to transport cargo on its board, however, high levels of maneuverability and speed make it possible to use the aircraft as a sports agent, which is also a positive impact on the promotion of the aircraft.


Aircraft Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun

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The aircraft Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun equipped with piston power plant consisting of a four-cylinder aircraft engine brand Lycoming O-320-E1C, having thrust in 150 hp When the relative lightness of the aircraft structure, powerplant enables the aircraft to develop a cruising speed of flight in 275 km \ h., With a maximum flight range of the aircraft is limited to a distance of 1200 kilometers, which is very acceptable figure.


Specifications Bolkow Bo 209 Monsun.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people;
  • aircraft Length: 6,4 m .;
  • Wingspan: 8,4 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,2 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 515 kg .;
  • Payload: 305 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 820 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 275 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 300 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 1200 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 5720 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Lycoming O-320-E1C;
  • Power: 150 hp




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