Bücker Bü 134
The Bücker Bü 134 was the Bücker Company's first monoplane, and was a rare failure for the company. It was produced after the successful Bü 133 Jungmeister, and was a high-winged monoplane which could carry two people in an enclosed cabin. The wings could be folded back to ease transport on the ground. A single prototype was produced, but this aircraft, D-EGPA, performed disappointingly in tests during 1936 and the design was abandoned. Bücker moved on to the Bü 180 Student, a slightly more successful design that evolved into the very successful Bü 181 Bestmann.
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Aircraft of the Luftwaffe 1935-1945, Jean-Denis G.G. Lepage
Combines a good background history of the Luftwaffe with a comprehensive examination of its aircraft, from the biplanes of the mid 1930s to the main wartime aircraft and on to the seemingly unending range of experimental designs that wasted so much effort towards the end of the war. A useful general guide that provides an impressively wide range of information on almost every element of the Luftwaffe
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Rickard, J (22 August 2011), Bücker Bü 134 , http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/weapons_bucker_bu_134.html