Klemm-Daimler L 20 lightweight aircraft.

  • Legend 2: Klemm-Daimler L 20 lightweight aircraft

  • Klemm-Daimler L 20 lightweight aircraft.

    The L 20 was developed as a sports and travel aircraft by Hans Klemm at Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft in 1923; he produced it himself from 1926 following his departure from the company. At the controls of such an L 20, which he had christened “Kamerad” (comrade), Friedrich Karl Baron von Koenig acquired world-wide fame: at the tender age of 20, he undertook a legendary flight around the world from August 1928 to November 1929.

    • Cylinders 2
    • Displacement 54 cu in
    • Output 20 hp (15 kW)
    • at engine speed 3000/min
    • Top speed 65 mph
    • Weight 120 lbs
    • Payload capacity 84 lbs

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