Aero A.46

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A.46
Role Trainer
National origin Czechoslovakia
Manufacturer Aero
Number built 1


The Aero A.46 was a Czechoslovakian military trainer biplane that flew in prototype form in 1931. No mass production resulted.

Specifications (A.46)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, student and instructor
  • Length: 8.45 m (27 ft 9 in)
  • Wingspan: 11.82 m (38 ft 9 in)
  • Wing area: 32.6 m2 (351 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 1,134 kg (2,500 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,488 kg (3,280 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Skoda-built Hispano-Suiza 8Fb V-8 water-cooled piston engine, 224 kW (300 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 196 km/h (122 mph; 106 kn)
  • Service ceiling: 4,850 m (15,912 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 2.783 m/s (547.8 ft/min)
  • Wing loading: 46 kg/m2 (9.4 lb/sq ft)
  • Power/mass: 0.150 W/kg (0.09 hp/lb)

See also[edit]

Media related to Aero Vodochody aircraft at Wikimedia Commons