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: 14.8 m (48 ft 7 in)
  • Wing area: 15.9 m2 (171 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 47 kg (104 lb)
  • Gross weight: 127 kg (280 lb)

Performance

  • Wing loading: 7.4 kg/m2 (1.5 lb/sq ft)

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