Arado  W II
Type Two seat floatplane trainer
Engine 2 Siemens Sh 12 driving a propeller Ø 2.4 m
Dimensions Length 12.55 m, height 3.20  m, span 17.4 m, wingarea 53.76 m2
Weights Empty 1680 kg, load 320 kg, fuel 160 kg, flying weight 2000 kg, wing loading 37.3 kg/m2
Performance Max. speed 145 km/h, service ceiling 2000 m, climb to 1000 m 16 min.
Type Werk.Nr Registration History
  38 D-1412 Built in 1927, used by the Deutsche Verkehrsfliegerschulen at List and Warnemünde. Crashed 1935
  48 D-1544 Built in 1927, used by the Deutsche Verkehrsfliegerschulen at List and Warnemünde. Used until 1937
The Arado W 2 was a two-seat twin-engine seaplane trainer developed for the DVS in 1928. It was a cantilever monoplane with a fabric-covered steel tube fuselage that accommodated the pilot and instructor in tandem open cockpits. The undercarriage consisted of two pontoons carried on steel struts.