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Arado Ar 231

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The Arado Ar 231 was a lightweight floatplane, developed during World War II in Germany as a scout plane for submarines by Arado. [1]

27 relations: Aerial reconnaissance, Aichi M6A, Arado Flugzeugwerke, Besson MB.411, Cruiser, Floatplane, Focke-Achgelis Fa 330, Folding wing, Fuselage, German auxiliary cruiser Stier, Germany, Inline engine (aeronautics), List of military aircraft of Germany, List of submarine-borne aircraft, List of World War II military aircraft of Germany, Monoplane, Parnall Peto, Prototype, Rotor kite, Submarine, U-boat, Uncompleted U-boat projects, Watanabe E9W, Wing root, Wingspan, World War II, Yokosuka E14Y.

Aerial reconnaissance

Aerial reconnaissance is reconnaissance for a military or strategic purpose that is conducted using reconnaissance aircraft.

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Aichi M6A

The was a submarine-launched attack floatplane designed for the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.

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Arado Flugzeugwerke

Arado Flugzeugwerke was a German aircraft manufacturer, originally established as the Warnemünde factory of the Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen firm, that produced land-based military aircraft and seaplanes during the First World War.

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Besson MB.411

The Besson MB.411 was a French two-seat spotter and observation floatplane, designed by Besson.

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Cruiser

A cruiser is a type of warship.

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Floatplane

A floatplane (float plane or pontoon plane) is a type of seaplane, with one or more slender pontoons (known as "floats") mounted under the fuselage to provide buoyancy.

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Focke-Achgelis Fa 330

The Focke-Achgelis Fa 330 Bachstelze (Wagtail) was a type of rotary-wing kite, known as a gyroglider or rotor kite.

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Folding wing

A folding wing is a wing configuration design feature of aircraft to save space, and is typical of carrier-based aircraft that operate from the limited deck space of aircraft carriers.

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Fuselage

The fuselage (from the French fuselé "spindle-shaped") is an aircraft's main body section.

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German auxiliary cruiser Stier

Stier (HSK 6) was an auxiliary cruiser of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

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Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Inline engine (aeronautics)

In aviation, an inline engine is a reciprocating engine with banks of cylinders, one behind another, rather than rows of cylinders, with each bank having any number of cylinders, but rarely more than six.

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List of military aircraft of Germany

This list of military aircraft of Germany includes prototype, pre-production, and operational types.

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List of submarine-borne aircraft

This is a list of aircraft carried undersea and used from submarines (see Submarine aircraft carriers).

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List of World War II military aircraft of Germany

This list covers aircraft of the German Luftwaffe during the Second World War from 1939 to 1945.

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Monoplane

A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with a single main wing plane, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane, each of which has multiple planes.

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Parnall Peto

The Parnall Peto was a small seaplane designed to Air Ministry specification 16/24 in the early 1920s for use as a submarine-carried reconnaissance aircraft.

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Prototype

A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from.

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Rotor kite

A rotor kite or gyrokite is an unpowered, rotary-wing aircraft.

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Submarine

A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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U-boat

U-boat is an anglicised version of the German word U-Boot, a shortening of Unterseeboot, literally "undersea boat".

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Uncompleted U-boat projects

During World War II, Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine considered various submarine designs for specialized operations or improving U-boat performance.

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Watanabe E9W

The Watanabe E9W was a Japanese submarine-borne reconnaissance seaplane, the first aircraft designed by Watanabe Ironworks.

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Wing root

The wing root is the part of the wing on a fixed-wing aircraft that is closest to the fuselage.

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Wingspan

The wingspan (or just span) of a bird or an airplane is the distance from one wingtip to the other wingtip.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yokosuka E14Y

The Yokosuka E14Y (Allied reporting name Glen) was an Imperial Japanese Navy reconnaissance seaplane transported aboard and launched from Japanese submarine aircraft carriers such as the during World War II.

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Redirects here:

Ar 231, Ar-231, Arado Ar-231.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arado_Ar_231

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