W 2
Role Seaplane Trainer
Manufacturer Arado
First flight 1928
Primary user Deutsche Verkehrsfliegerschule
Number built 2

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.


Arado W II 3-view drawing from Le Document aéronautique December,1928

Data from Jane's all the World's Aircraft 1928[1]

General characteristics



  1. ^ Grey, C.G., ed. (1928). Jane's all the World's Aircraft 1928. London: Sampson Low, Marston & company, ltd. p. 129c.

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