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Bücker Bü 131 Jungmann

WW2 Trainer

Price: £120,000

We are proud to offer to the market this historic aircraft. A full and extensive restoration commenced in 2015 and has now been completed.

Aircraft Information

This particular Jungmann is a CASA 131 E aircraft leaving the Spanish factory in 1953 and currently wears Swiss markings.

The Bücker Bü 131 Jungmann is a German 1930s basic training aircraft which was used by the Luftwaffe during World War II. The first flight was on 27 April 1934 and it was introduced to the German Luftwaffe as a  primary basic trainer in 1935. The Jungmann is prized for its outstanding handling characteristics when compared to other antique bi-planes and even some modern aerobatic types.

It is an exceptional sturdy and agile aircraft with two open cockpits in tandem and fixed landing gear. The fuselage was steel tube, covered in fabric and metal, the wings wood and fabric. It first flew with the 80hp Hirth HM60 engine. 

They were retired from service in 1968 (Spanish Air Force). 

The Jungmann 131 was built under license by : 

Switzerland, which operated 94, of which 88 were built under licence by Dornier.

CASA 1.131

Spanish license-built version and fitted with a ENMA Tigre IV engine. Approx 530 were built in Spain.

10 were built in Czechoslovakia by Tatra as the T 131.

In Japan, 1,037 were built for the Imperial Japanese Army Air Service with Hatsukaze engines as the Kokusai Ki-86 and 339 for the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service as the Kyushu K9W.

General characteristics

Crew: 2

Length: 6.62 m (21 ft 9 in)

Wingspan: 7.4 m (24 ft 3 in)

Height: 2.25 m (7 ft 5 in)

Wing area: 13.5 m2 (145 sq ft)

Airfoil: NACA 3410.5[7]

Empty weight: 380 kg (838 lb)

Gross weight: 670 kg (1,477 lb)

Powerplant: 1 ×ENMA Tigre G-IVA   4-cylinder inverted air-cooled in-line piston engine, 150 hp

Propellers: 2-bladed fixed-pitch propeller


Engine : TSO 300 hours

Airframe : Zero Time since overhaul

Maximum speed: 183 km/h (114 mph, 99 kn)

Cruise speed: 170 km/h (110 mph, 92 kn)

Landing speed: 82 km/h (51 mph; 44 kn)

Range: 650 km (400 mi, 350 nmi)

Service ceiling: 4,300 m (14,100 ft)

Time to altitude: 1,000 m (3,281 ft) in 5 minutes 12 seconds

2,000 m (6,562 ft) in 12 minutes

3,000 m (9,843 ft) in 23 minutes

4,000 m (13,123 ft) in 45 minutes

Wing loading: 46.3 kg/m2 (9.5 lb/sq ft)

Power/mass: 0.11957 kW/kg (0.07273 hp/lb)