Aero A.17

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Aero A.17
Role Sailplane
Manufacturer Aero Vodochody
Produced 1922

The Aero A.17 was a small sailplane built in Czechoslovakia in 1922. The conventional sailplane wing and tail were held together by an open truss framework, which also supported the pilot.

Specifications (Aero A.17)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 4.34 m (14 ft 3 in)
  • Wingspan: 13.80 m (45 ft 3 in)
  • Height: m (ft in)
  • Wing area: 15.9 m² (171 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 47 kg (103 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 127 kg (279 lb)


See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era
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