HE 9
Role Reconnaissance floatplane
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Heinkel
First flight 1927
Number built 1

The Heinkel HE 9 was a reconnaissance seaplane developed by the German aviation company Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke AG in the late 1920s.

on take-off

The aircraft was equipped with 660 liters (492 kW) BMW VI . The planned crew consisted of three people. On 21 May 1929 the plane established numerous world record for seaplanes including a speed record of 231 kilometers per hour in one km of track with a load of 1000 kg. On 10 June HE 9 set a speed record for 1000 km of track with a load of 1000 kg.


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General characteristics



  1. ^ "Das Virtuelle Luftfahrtmuseum - Heinkel HE 9 a". 4 March 2016. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016.