Messerschmitt M 29

   

Type WerkNr. Registration History
a 601 D-2259 First flight 13 April 1932. Registration from 21 April 1932, crashed on the 29th of April (Pilot Aichele ). During demonstration of slow flight - went into spin and dived into ground. Repaired and modified and further testing until August. Made ready for the Europarundflug 1932 with a red colour. Crashed  on the 8th of August at Haunstetten (close to Augsburg), pilot Kreutzkamp was killed . At 500 to 600 m altitude over the field ,the right wing broke and the plane went into spin. Pilot did not have a parachute.
b 602 D-2306  
a 603 D-2307  
a 604 D-2308 Crashed 9th of August 1932, the pilot Poss used his parachute but the co-pilot Starchinsky was killed. The plane came in for landing at Schleissheim , the altitude 500 to 600 m , the elevator started to swing, The pilot tried to stop this movement but the elevator broke and shortly after the wings failed.The wreck was first given to Akaflieg Mnchen but later to Deutsche Luftfahrtverband.
a 605 D-2309 Used by the DVL in 1934 and 1935 for testflights, the longitudinal stability was tested. Dipl.-Ing. Seeberg of the DVL made several flights measuring the forces on the stick. Went into spin on the 14th of June 1934, pilot Seeberg was killed, caused by to low speed at low altitude.
a 606 D-2321 Took part in the DELA exhibition in Berlin in October 1932.
Known registrations  D-EZYZ used by the DVL in Dec. 1935 (pilot Perlia), D-EZIN used by Erwin Aichele who intended to take part in the International Sternflug in Febr. 1936. These aircraft were probably D-2306,D-2307 or D-2321.

 

 

Type  a  b
Engine 1 Argus As 8R with Schwarz propeller (D-22599 the other with VDM propeller, 2 m 1 Siemens Sh 14A with NACA cowling, 2 m
Dimensions Span 11 m, length 7.75 m, height 2 m, wingarea 14.5 m2, wingload 48 kg/m2, powerload 4.7 kg/hp
Weight Empty 390 kg, pilot 80 kg, fuel 110 kg,  load 120 kg, flying weight 700 kg Empty 400 kg, pilot 80 kg, fuel 110 kg, load 110 kg, flying weight 700 kg
Performance Max. speed 262 km/h, cruising speed (40 % power) 225 km/h, landing speed (full load) 60 km/h, landing speed (stall)  55 km/h, climb at sea level 6.5 m/sec, to 1000 m 3 min., to 2000 m 6.5 min., to 3000 m 11 min., to 4000 m 17 min., to 5000 m 26 min., service celing 6000 m, max. service ceiling 7000 m, endurance at 40% power 3.2 h, range at 40 % power 700 km Max. speed 254 km/h, cruising speed (40 % power) 220 km/h, landing speed (full load) 60 km/h, landing speed (stall)  55 km/h, climb at sea level 6.5 m/sec, to 1000 m 3 min., to 2000 m 6.5 min., to 3000 m 11 min., to 4000 m 17 min., to 5000 m 26 min., service celing 6000 m, max. service ceiling 7000 m, endurance at 40% power 3.2 h, range at 40 % power 700 km
Fuel In fuselage 120 l, oil 12 l, fuel consumption 230 g/hp/h, oil consumption  12 g/hp/h  

Europarundflug 1932

Registration Competion reg. Pilot Club
D-2259 B5 Kreutzkamp Aeroclub von Deutschland
D-2306 C3 Leander Aeroclub von Deutschland
D-2307 B2 Morzik Aeroclub von Deutschland
D-2308 B3 Poss Aeroclub von Deutschland
D-2309 B4 Dinort Aeroclub von Deutschland
D-2321 C9 Aichele Messerschmitt Flugzeugbau , Augsburg
Source:
Luftfahrt International  3/1980
Aerokurier 4/1969
Sport und Reiseflugzeuge , Brinkmann Gersdorff Schwipps
Typenhandbuch der deutschen Luftfahrttechnik , Lange
Kurzstarter und Senkrechtstarter, Papst