Aero Boero AB-95

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AB-95
AB-95.jpg
Aero Boero 95 at Moron museum (Argentina)
Role Light utility aircraft
National origin Argentina
Manufacturer Aero Boero S.A.
First flight March 12, 1959
Introduction 1961
Primary user Aero Clubs
Produced 1961-1969
Variants Aero Boero AB-115

The Aero Boero AB-95 is a small Argentine civil utility aircraft that first flew on March 12, 1959.[1] It was built by Aero Boero S.A. of Córdoba. The AB-95 is a conventional-gear high-wing monoplane with fixed undercarriage built of fabric-covered metal structure.[1]

Variants[edit]

1961-built Aero Boero 95 at Buenos Aires - San Justo airfield in 1975
  • AB-95 – basic production version.[1] 95 h.p. Continental C-90-12F
    • AB-95A de Lujo – 75 kW (100 hp) Continental O-200-A engine.[1]
    • AB-95A Fumigador – crop duster with O-200A engine,[1] and a 55-Imp gallon (250 liters) chemical tank.
  • AB-95B – 1963 version with 112 kW (150 hp) engine.
    • AB-115BS – air ambulance version fitted with a stretcher (25 built).[2]
  • AB-95-115 – 86 kW (115 hp) Textron Lycoming O-235 engine, more streamlined engine and main wheel fairings (45 built). Subsequently, this was developed into AB-115.[2]

Specifications (AB-95)[edit]

Data from Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1965-66 [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: One, pilot
  • Capacity: 2 passengers
  • Length: 6.90 m (22 ft 7½ in)
  • Wingspan: 10.42 m (34 ft 2.25 in)
  • Height: 2.19 m (7 ft 2½ in)
  • Wing area: 16.36 m² (176.1 ft²)
  • Airfoil: NACA 23012
  • Aspect ratio: 6.64
  • Empty weight: 422 kg (930 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 700 kg (1,543 lb)
  • Useful load: 278 kg (613 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 700 kg (1,543 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Continental C90-8F air-cooled 4-cylinder horizontally-opposed engine, 70 kW (95 hp)

Performance

See also[edit]

Related development
Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e f Taylor 1965, p.3
  2. ^ a b Frawley 1997, p.10
Bibliography
  • Frawley, Gerard. The International Directory of Civil Aircraft. Aerospace Publications Pty Ltd, 1997 ISBN 1-875671-26-9
  • Taylor, John W. R. Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1965-66. London: Samson Low, Marston, 1965.
  • Mondey, David Encyclopedia of The World's Commercial and Private Aircraft, p. 9. New York: Crescent Books, 1981.