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Czechoslovakia's Aero A.100 reconnaissance

Design

The Aero A.100 was originally designed in 1933.1

The Aero A.100 was a composite built aircraft.1

Production

  • Aero A.100: 481
  • Aero A.101: 291
  • Manufacturer: Aero Tovarna Letadel1

Variants

  • Aero A.100: Reconnaissance.1
  • Aero A.101: Bomber.1 Had Italian Isotta-Fraschini engine (800 HP).1

Specifications

  Aero A.1001
Type Reconnaissance1
Crew 21
Engine (Type) Avia Vr-361
Cylinders V 121
Cooling Liquid1
HP 7251
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 48' 3"1
Length 34' 9"1
Height 11' 6"1
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 7,099 lb1
Performance  
Speed @ 6,600' 167 mph1
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling 21,235'1
Range 570 miles1
Armament 2: MG1
Observer 2: MG1
Bombs - Under Lower Wing 1,000 lb1

Sources:

  1. World War II Airplanes Volume 1, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1976
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site