Jodel D9 Bebe. Specifications. A photo.
Jodel D9 Bebe. Specifications. A photo.

Jodel D9 Bebe. Specifications. A photo.


Jodel D9 Bebe - easy single-seater of French production, developed in 1948, the company «Société des Avions Jodel».

The plane Jodel D9 Bebe became designed by French engineers from the company «Société des Avions Jodel» in 1945 year - in just a few months after the end of World War II. The new aircraft was exclusively private purpose, acting as a means of transport aircraft suitable for performing a flight to small distances, but quite acceptable travel speeds.


Photo Jodel D9 Bebe


One of the most striking negative aspects of the use of this aircraft is its small capacity, as well as the narrow scope of application, however, these shortcomings are well enough to offset the relatively low cost of the aircraft, and the simplicity of its service, which was also acceptable to potential operators.

At its core, the plane Jodel D9 Bebe is a vehicle designed for aviation enthusiasts, and it is this factor led to the immense popularity of the aircraft of this model.

The first test flight of a light aircraft Jodel D9 Bebe held in 1948 year, and, thanks to the fact that the aircraft was able to successfully complete all of the required tests, the project was sent to the serial production, which was up until the early 60-ies of the last century, the main , it has been associated with increasing the popularity of the aircraft - «Société des Avions Jodel» for the entire release period, aircraft manufacturers from the French company built more than 500 copies of this model, the vast majority of which continues to operate to this day.


Cabin Jodel D9 Bebe


Thanks to the compact design of aircraft, aircraft model Jodel D9 Bebe has high maneuverability and great control, which makes flights on him safe enough to direct operators. However, due to the low power of the power plant, the aircraft can not be accelerated to high speeds, however, even at cruising speed flights in 125 km \ h., It is acceptable to the owners of the model aircraft.

The cabin of the aircraft Jodel D9 Bebe is equipped with only one chair, and, the aircraft can not be operated for transporting goods, which caused some problems when using the aircraft, however, as the statistics show, the aircraft proved to be very successful.

The power plant of the aircraft Jodel D9 Bebe consists of one low-power piston engine brand Volkswagen O-69, which at 1,1 volume in liters, is able to develop cravings just 25 hp The maximum speed to which the aircraft Jodel D9 Bebe can be dispersed, is 150 km \ h.


Specifications Jodel D9 Bebe.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger capacity: no;
  • aircraft Length: 5,35 m .;
  • Wingspan: 7 m .;
  • Plane Height: 1,52 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 198 kg .;
  • Payload: 122 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 320 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 125 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 150 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 370 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3700 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Power plant: Volkswagen O-69;
  • Power: 25 hp


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