Caspar CLE 12
Type
1 + 8 seat airliner
Engine
1 Daimler D IVb
1 Maybach Mb IVa
Dimensions
Length 11.25 m, height 3.50 m, span 20.00 m, wing area 53.40 m2
Weights
 
Empty 1750 kg, fuel 225 kg, oil 22 kg, crew 80 kg, payload 773 kg, flying
weight 2850 kg
Performance
 
Max. speed at sea level 160 km/h, cruising speed at sea level 145 km/h,
climb 1.85 m/sec., service ceiling 4000 m, endurance 4.3 h, landing speed 80
km/h
Type
Werk.Nr
Registration
History
     
Built in 1923. Took part in the International Air Exhibition in Gothenburg (Sweden) in July 1923. Only static.
The plane  was an enlarged model of the CLE II with a wing mounted higher than the CLE II. In front of the wing was an open cockpit for the pilot. Under and behind the wing was a cabin for eight passengers. Landinggear  was designed with a transverse shaft mounted tight against the fuselage , with two large wheels on side off uselage. The rear fuselage  was supported with a tail skid mounted under the fin. A Daimler D  IV engine with a two-bladed propeller which drives an tobladbærende propeller , later replaced with a Maybach Mb IVa.