Aero A.29

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Aero A.29
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Aero A.29
Role Floatplane
Manufacturer Aero Vodochody
First flight 05.10.1926
Introduction 1927
Retired 1936
Primary user Czechoslovak Air Force
Number built 9

The Aero A.29 was a military biplane developed in Czechoslovakia from the ubiquitous Aero A.11 reconnaissance-bomber. It was equipped with floats and served as a target tug for training anti-aircraft gunners.

Specifications (A.29)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and observer
  • Length: 9.00 m (29 ft 6 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: 1,298 kg (2,862 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 1,677 kg (3,697 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Breitfeld & Danek Perun II, 1927, 5 built, Walter W-IV , 1930, 4 built wooden two-blade, 179 kW (240 hp)

Performance

Armament

1x .303 Vickers vz.09 machine gun, 2x .303 Lewis vz.15 machine gun

See also[edit]

Related development

A.11 - A.12 - A.21 - A.22 - A.25