There are a pair of low-wing taildraggers on the cover of the 2021 FAR/AIM published by ASA. Can anyone identify them?

I tracked down the image source here, but the description does not identify the planes:


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Zwei farbige Motorflugzeuge Sportflugzeuge stehen am Boden auf dem Rollfeld eines Flugplatzes.

Translated to English:

Two colored motorized aircraft, sport aircraft, are standing on the ground on the tarmac of an airfield

Does anyone know what they are?


2 Answers 2


They are Jodels. All wood. The D-11 was a very popular homebuilt once upon a time (a friend owns one), along with factory production of various models in France in the '60s. Hard to say exactly which models those are.

  • $\begingroup$ Thanks, @John K! $\endgroup$ Jan 4, 2021 at 14:44
  • $\begingroup$ Are you sure? They look a LOT like Robin DR.221s... $\endgroup$
    – MD88Fan
    Jun 8, 2021 at 13:23

Those airplanes are Jodel1050 Ambassadeur. The red one is D-EHKA. The picture has been taken at EDHS, a former military airfield built by the Luftwaffe in WW2. D-EHKA is based in EDXR (northern Germany) It has been built in 1964 in France and still flies 100-150 hours every year. Very efficient, o200A, 5 Gal/h and 100 kts cruise. Can fly up to 6 hours. Best regards, Christian (no idea how this picture made it on the ASA FAR AIM :-)


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