Aero A.12

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Aero A.12
Aero A-12 1925.jpg
Role Light bomber
Reconnaissance aircraft
Manufacturer Aero Vodochody
Status Retired
Primary user Czechoslovakia
Produced early 1920s

The Aero A.12 was a Czechoslovakian biplane light bomber and military reconnaissance aircraft manufactured in small numbers shortly after World War I. Although reminiscent of the Hansa-Brandenburg-designed aircraft that Aero was building during the war under licence as the Ae.10, the A.12 was the company's own design. It is perhaps most significant as the direct ancestor of the highly successful A.11 and its various derivatives. An example of the type is preserved at the Letecké Muzeum in Kbely.

Specifications (A.12)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 8.30 m (27 ft 3 in)
  • Wingspan: 12.80 m (43 ft 0 in)
  • Height: 3.10 m (10 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 36.5 m² (393 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 1,080 kg (2,380 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 1,537 kg (3,381 lb)

Performance

Armament

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