Bucker Bu 133 "Jungmeister" History
Once the German Luftwaffe selected
the Bücker Bü 131 "Jungmann" as it's primary basic trainer in 1935
there was a need for a new Luftwaffe single seat advanced trainer with full
aerobatic capability, the Bucker Bu 133 "Jungmeister" (Young master)
was the biplane aircraft chosen by the Luftwaffe for the role.
Bucker Bu 133 Jungmeister
The Bucker Bu 133 "Jungmeister"
was a fabric covered wood and tubular steel biplane, it was a small,
highly responsive, single seat biplane possessing sufficiently good
aerobatic performance to remain internationally competitive from
it's initial introduction until well in to the 1960's
Licence Built Bucker Bu 133
Licence built Bucker Bu 133 Jungmeister
built as advanced trainers by Dornier for the Swiss Air Force and
CASA built them for the Spanish air force, both air forces operated
the aircraft in to the latter part of the 1960's at which time their
Bucker Bu 133 Jungmeisters
were sold to private buyers, many of these Bucker Bu 133 "Jungmeister"
biplanes remain in airworthy flying condition today.
Bucker Bu 133C Specifications:
Crew: Pilot only
Length: 6.0 m (19 ft 8.25 in)
Wingspan: 6.60 m (21 ft 7.75 in)
Height: 2.20 m (7 ft 2.5 in)
Empty weight: 425 kg (937 lb)
Maximum takeoff weight: 585 kg (1,290 lb)
Engine: single 119 kW (160 hp) Siemens Sh 14A-4 radial piston engine
Maximum speed: 220 km/h (137 mph)
Range: 500 km (311 mi)
Service ceiling: 4,500 m (14,765 ft).