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Czechoslovakia's Aero A.100 reconnaissance

Design

The Aero A.100 was originally designed in 1933.

The Aero A.100 was a composite built aircraft.

Production

  • Aero A.100: 48
  • Aero A.101: 29
  • Manufacturer: Aero Tovarna Letadel

Variants

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

Specifications

  Aero A.100
Type Reconnaissance
Crew 2
Engine (Type) Avia Vr-36
Cylinders V 12
Cooling Liquid
HP 725
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 48' 3"
Length 34' 9"
Height 11' 6"
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 7,099 lb
Performance  
Speed @ 6,600' 167 mph
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling 21,235'
Range 570 miles
Armament 2: MG
Observer 2: MG
Bombs - Under Lower Wing 1,000 lb

Sources:

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