Potez 60 Sauterelle. Specifications. A photo.
Potez 60 Sauterelle. Specifications. A photo.

Potez 60 Sauterelle. Specifications. A photo.


Potez 60 Sauterelle - lightweight single-engine multi-purpose French aircraft designed in 1934, the aircraft manufacturer «Aeroplanes Henry Potez».


Photo Potez 60 Sauterelle


Multiple aircraft was designed by French aircraft manufacturers in the early 30-ies of the last century. The new aircraft is expected to involve both the civil aviation sector, which, strictly speaking, was carried out the design, and in the military aviation sector, where the plane though, and had a very narrow scope of its application, however, it proved to be very popular, which is mainly contributed to its ease of operation and low cost.

The design of the aircraft Potez 60 Sauterelle made in the monoplane configuration, with top of the wings, which provides aircraft large lifting force, but minimizes its maneuverability. This option is best suited for aircraft of this model, as used by a relatively low-power power plant in this case is quite acceptable.

The aircraft model Potez 60 Sauterelle has a multi-purpose area of ​​your application, in particular, during the period of its immediate operation, the aircraft was used as a passenger aircraft for the transport of small loads (assuming that the maximum take-off the aircraft weight is exceeded there will be), as the training aircraft, etc.


Potez 60 Sauterelle photo


The first flight tests of a light multi-purpose aircraft Potez 60 Sauterelle been in 1934 year, and due to the fact that all tests have been quite successfully completed, the project was able to get the approval, and will soon go into series production, where the plane was a fairly long period - for the entire term release of the company's aircraft manufacturers «Aeroplanes Henry Potez» 156 of aircraft was built.

The cabin of the aircraft Potez 60 Sauterelle has an open type, and there can accommodate only two people - a pilot and one passenger (the instructor and the pilot if the aircraft were to be used in teaching and training purposes). If necessary, the aircraft Potez 60 Sauterelle can also be used for the transportation of small small-sized goods, provided that the maximum takeoff weight of the aircraft, component 575 kg, will not be exceeded.

Multi-purpose aircraft Potez 60 Sauterelle is equipped with a piston powerplant ustanvokoy consisting of one motor brand Potez 3B, traction power which is 60 hp Maximum range of flight of the aircraft is limited in distance 720 kilometers, while the maximum travel speed is about 165 km \ h.


Specifications Potez 60 Sauterelle.


  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 1 people;
  • aircraft Length: 6,98 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,35 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 336 kg .;
  • Payload: 239 kg .;
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 575 kg .;
  • Cruising speed: 140 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight speed: 165 km \ h .;
  • Maximum flight distance: 720 km .;
  • Maximum flight height: 3600 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Potez 3B;
  • Power: 60 hp


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