Bucker Bu.181 / Zlín S.6 / S.106. A photo. Characteristics.
Bucker Bu.181 / Zlín S.6 / S.106. A photo. Characteristics.

Bucker Bu.181 / Zlín S.6 / S.106. A photo. Characteristics.


Germany / Czechoslovakia

A type: single-engine training aircraft primary education

Crew: two pilots sitting next

In case of insufficient capacity of the power plant "Byukker" Bii 181 aircraft company has proved that it is the perfect initial training aircraft for the Luftwaffe, in the prewar years, he has built thousands of copies. Based on the aircraft Bii 180 the same company with the same mounting as the plane "Bestman" became the first construction company "Byukker" in-line arrangement of the instructor and the student.

The first flight took place at the beginning of the year 1939. After a successful flight test aircraft have launched into production. When they manned aircraft Bii 181A training units, a significant portion of them transferred to the connected towing gliders.

In addition to the aircraft, which were produced by "Byukker», 708 aircraft were built by "Fokker» (Fokker) in the Netherlands during the German occupation and the 125 - produced under license in Sweden. The Germans also opened a production line in Czechoslovakia in the factories of "Zlin» (Zlin), and planes are made long after the victory. A number of aircraft "Zlin" S.6 / S.106 still flying in Europe today. At the same time in North America and in Europe also remains a bit of authentic aircraft.

Basic data


  • Length: 7,85 m
  • Wingspan: 10,60 m
  • Height: 2,05 m


The weight:

  • BLANK: 480 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 750 kg


Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 215 km / h
  • Range: 800 km
  • Powerplant: "Hirt» Hm 504
  • Power: 105 l. from. (78. KW)


Date of first flight:

  • the beginning of the year 1939


The surviving airworthy modifications:

  • Bii 181A / D and "Zlin" S.6 / S.106