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listing placed 26 August 2023 United Kingdom

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1971 Bölkow Bo 209 Monsun *SOLD by Wilco Aviation*

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Bo 209 Monsun SOLD


Wilco Aviation are pleased to have exclusively listed this Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm Bo 209 Monsun. The aircraft is currently hangared and located with us at Henstridge Airfield in the South West of England.

Having a G Meter fitted enables this aircraft to genuinely have basic aerobatic capabilities of +4.4/-2.2. The ease of manoeuvres is complimented with the larger 160hp engine and of course a constant speed propellor. Being IFR equipped and having a relatively fast cruise speed of 130 knts - this truly is an all round capable aircraft.

The Monsun was designed by three Bölkow engineers, led by Bölkow’s technical director Dr Hermann Mylius, in their spare time with the intention of creating a more versatile aircraft than the Bölkow Bo 208, with design work beginning in 1965. The new aircraft, designated the MHK-101, was a low-wing monoplane of all-metal construction with a tricycle undercarriage, which had fixed main wheels, with the option for the nosewheel to be fixed or retractable. While the MHK-101 used some components of the Bo-208, it had a larger and more comfortable cockpit, and an entirely new wing, which could be folded for towing and storage (the Bo 208 was a high-wing aircraft).

The first prototype MHK-101, powered by a 125 hp (93 kW) Lycoming O-235 engine driving a fixed-pitch propeller and with a retractable nose wheel, flew on 22 December 1967. In April 1969, Bölkow selected the MK-101 to replace the Bo 208 in production, with the type becoming the “Bölkow Bo 209 Monsun”. A second prototype flew in May 1969. That year, Messerschmitt-Bölkow merged with Messerschmitt-Bölkow to become Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm, with the aircraft becoming the MBB Bo 209. The aircraft, which was offered with a variety of engines, a choice of fixed or variable pitch propellers and fixed or retractable nose wheels, entered production at MBB’s Laupheim factory early in 1970 and received its type certificate on 9 April 1970.

Juliet Delta benefits from having the larger 160hp fuel injected Lycoming engine, a fixed undercarriage on both the main and nose wheel and a low time MT 3 blade propellor with wing fold for the smaller hangars or trailer towing.

G-EFJD has a few world records under its name. Two FAI World Speed Records, the Dawn to Dusk ‘Duke of Edinburgh’s’ trophy twice and a Guinness World Record for visiting the most airfields in 12 hours. She was displayed in the 2019 LAA Rally where the focus was on Royal Aero Club racing.

General characteristics
Crew: 1
Capacity: 1 passenger
Length: 6.60 m (21 ft 8 in)
Wingspan: 8.40 m (27 ft 7 in)
Height: 2.20 m (7 ft 3 in)
Wing area: 10.22 m2 (110.0 sq ft)
Aspect ratio: 6.8:1
Airfoil: NACA 64215 at root, NACA 64212 at tip
Empty weight: 549 kg (1,210 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 820 kg (1,808 lb)

Maximum speed: 274 km/h (170 mph, 148 kn) at sea level
Cruise speed: 243 km/h (151 mph, 131 kn) at 2,400 metres (8,000 ft) (econ. cruise, 65% power)
Stall speed: 100 km/h (62 mph, 54 kn) (flaps down)
Never exceed speed: 320 km/h (200 mph, 170 kn)
Range: 1,200 km (750 mi, 650 nmi) (65% power, no reserves)
Endurance: 5 hr 14 min
Service ceiling: 5,520 m (18,110 ft)
Rate of climb: 6.0 m/s (1,180 ft/min)
Time to altitude: 2 min 48 sec to 1,000 m (3,300 ft)

Total fuel 37 USG (140 Litres)
130knt cruise @ approx 30lts per hour.
Interior: Red & Grey Leather
Exterior: White & Grey with Red trim
Trig TY91 Radio (8·33 kHz spaced)
Trig TT21 Transponder
Sigtronics SPA-400 TSO
Garmin 296 GPS
Collins VHF COMM
Course Deviation Indicator (CDI)
Direction Indicator (DI)
Vertical Speed Indicator (VSI)
Air Speed Indicator (ASI)
Altitude Indicator (AI)
Exhaust Gas Temperature Gauge (EGT)
Artificial Horizon
Ampere Meter
RPM Gauge
Variable Pitch Propellor
Suction Gauge
Turn & Slip Indicator
G Meter
NAV Lights
Landing Light
Outside Cover
Wing Fold Kit

Interior – 7/10
Exterior – 7/10

YEAR: 1971
MAKE: Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm GMBH
MODEL: Bo 209 Monsun
AIRFRAME HOURS: 2460 (+/- 5hrs)
ENGINE HOURS: 814 (+/- 5hrs)
PROP HOURS: 112 (+/- 5hrs)
PROP MAKE: MT Propellor
LAST ANNUAL: Valid until 04/07/2024
LAST ARC: Valid until 04/07/2024


Telephone: +44 (0)20 3475 9255

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