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September 1936 - November 1936

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Messerschmitt “Taifun” (typhoon) was a monoplane with low wings, retractile landing train and capacity for three passengers and one pilot. This type of aircraft was the predecessor and quite similar to II World War’s German Me-109 chasers.
In VARIG it was assigned the registry PP-VAJ and flew from September 26 to November 24, 1936, when it was retired from service.

 

Operated units

01

Constructor

Messerschmitt A.G., Germany

Model

Messerschimitt Bf 108 B

Serial number

987

Engine

One Argus As 10C with 240 HP

Wingspread

34,84 feet

Length

27,19 feet

Height

6,89 feet

Cruising speed

186,42 miles/hr

Flight reach

590 miles

Maximum flight altitude

15,748 feet

Empty aircraft weight

1,896 pounds

Maximum take-off weight

3,087 pounds

Technical crew

01

Maximum number of passengers

03

 

 

 

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