English name: Young Champion

TYPE: Aerobatic single-seat biplane.

PROGRAMME: Entered service in 1936; also licence-built in Spain and Switzerland. Small number of replicas built in late 1960s by Bitz at Augsburg and Hirth at Nabern. SSH project initiated in late 1990s; prototype (SP-PUV) planned to fly in 2002. Perpetuates original German Bü-133C of 1935. (Correct German designation is unhyphenated.)

DESIGN FEATURES: Generally similar to those Jungmann.


STRUCTURE: Fabric-covered steel tube fuselage and tail unit, except for wooden turtledeck; two-spar wooden wings with composites leading-edges and metal interplane struts.

LANDING GEAR: Tailwheel type; fixed. Mainwheel tyres size 6.00-6.

POWER PLANT: One 119 kW (160 hp) Siemens-Halske Sh-14a seven-cylinder radial engine.

ACCOMMODATION: Pilot only, in open cockpit.