A 1936 tandem two-seat monoplane trainer with retractable landing gear. Powered by one 335kW Argus As.410A engine on Ar.96B production aircraft built from 1940 (prototype had one 179kW Argus As.10C). The Ar.199 was a development of the design.
Letov built the Arado Ar-96B trainer as the C-2A (back designation for wartime production Ar-96 for Luftwaffe), and C-2B (Arado Ar-96B produced for Czech Air Force).
Engine: 1 x As 410A, 340kW
Wingspan: 11.0 m / 36 ft 1 in
Length: 9.1 m / 29 ft 10 in
Height: 2.6 m / 8 ft 6 in
Wing area: 17.1 sq.m / 184.06 sq ft
Take-off weight: 1750 kg / 3858 lb
Empty weight: 530 kg / 1168 lb
Max. speed: 330 km/h / 205 mph
Cruise speed: 275 km/h / 171 mph
Ceiling: 7000 m / 22950 ft
Range w/max.fuel: 990 km / 615 miles
Armament: 1-2 machine-guns