The Arado Ar 80 was a proposal for a fighter plane developed by Arado Flugzeugwerke; the Ar 80 project reached the prototype stage with 3 planes being built. The Ar 80 project was the result of Arado’s attempt at competing for a fighter plane contract that would ultimately be won by the Messerschmitt Bf 109.

Fighter plane: Ar 80 (Prototype)
Main Armament: 2x 7.92 mm MG 17 (proposed)
Weight: 1,642 kg (empty)
Speed: 415 km/h; 224 kn (258 mph) at 2,700 m (8,850 ft)
Crew: 1
First Flight: 1935

Works Cited

  1.  “Arado Ar 80.” Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 12 July 2016. Web. 29 July 2016. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arado_Ar_80>