ANBO I

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ANBO I
Anbo1.jpg
Role Prototype trainer aircraft
Manufacturer Karo Aviacijos Tiekimo Skyrius
Designer Antanas Gustaitis
First flight 14 July 1925
Retired 1935
Number built 1

The ANBO I was a single-seat aircraft developed in Lithuania as a trainer for the Army. It was a low-wing, braced monoplane of conventional tailwheel configuration. The fuselage structure was of fabric-covered welded steel tube, and the wing structure was of fabric-covered wood.

The first flight took place in 1925. Ten years later the aircraft was sold to Lithuanian Aviation Museum in Kaunas where it is exhibited today.

Operators[edit]

 Lithuania

Specifications[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one pilot
  • Length: 5.75 m (18 ft 10 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.00 m (32 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 11.4 m2 (123 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 190 kg (420 lb)
  • Gross weight: 300 kg (660 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Anzani radial engine, 26 kW (35 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 142 km/h (89 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 4,200 m (13,800 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 2.8 m/s (550 ft/min)

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