Potez 60

The Potez 60 sometimes named the Sauterelle ("Grasshopper") is a French 1930s parasol-wing open-cockpit trainer. It had a wide-track tailwheel landing gear and is powered by a 45 kW (60 hp) Potez 3B uncowled radial engine. An order for 250 was placed by the French government, but deliveries stopped after 155 aircraft were produced.

Potez 60
Role Monoplane trainer
National origin France
Manufacturer Potez
First flight 1935
Number built 155


General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Wingspan: 10 m (32 ft 9¾ in)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Potez 3B radial engine, 45 kW (60 hp)


  • Maximum speed: 145 km/h (90 mph)



  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions.
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.

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