|A Letov Š-2 (re-engined Š-1) at the Kbely museum|
|Primary user||Czechoslovakian Air Force|
|Number built||28 Š-1, 64 Š-2|
The Letov Š-1 was a Czechoslovak single-engined, two-seat biplane surveillance aircraft. It was the first military aircraft built in Czechoslovakia. It was designed by Alois Šmolík at Letov Kbely. The Š-1 first flew in 1920.
- 127 kW (170 hp) Hiero L engines. Later redesignated Š-1. 28 built.
- 194 kW (260 hp) Maybach Mb.IVa engines. Later redesignated Š-2. 64 built.
- Sm A 1
- Commercial variant. Canopy over rear cockpit for two passengers.
Data from The Encyclopedia of World Aircraft
- Crew: two
- Length: 8.30 m (27ft and 3in)
- Wingspan: 13.23 m (43 ft 4.75 in)
- Height: 3.10m (10ft and 2in)
- Empty weight: 861 kg ()
- Max. takeoff weight: 1,375 kg (3,031 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Hiero L 6-cylinder water-cooled inline engine, 169 kW (230 hp)
- 1x fixed machine gun
- 1x twin machine gun on swiwel mount
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