Aero A.26

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A.26
Role reconnaissance
National origin Czechoslovakia
Manufacturer Aero Vodochody
First flight 1923
Developed from Hansa-Brandenburg B.I

The Aero A.26 was a Czechoslovakian military reconnaissance biplane aircraft built by Aero Vodochody in the 1920s. It was Aero's last design to be based on the Hansa-Brandenburg B.I aircraft that the company had been building under licence during World War I as the Ae.10.

It first flew in 1923 and a small series was built. They were later used in the Czechoslovak civilian aviation.


Specifications[edit]

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General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and observer
  • Length: 8.30 m (27 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 12.30 m (40 ft 4 in)
  • Height: ()
  • Wing area: 38.5 m² (414 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 882 kg (1,940 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 1,196 kg (2,631 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × BMW IIIa 6-cylinder, water-cooled inline engine, 138 kW (185 hp)

Performance

Armament

  • 1 × Machine-gun
  • Light bombs

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Related development

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