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Aero A.38

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The Aero A.38 was a Czechoslovakian biplane airliner of the 1920s and 30s. Following the relatively modern A.35, this aircraft was something of a throwback, marrying a fuselage derived from the A.35 to wings copied from the A.23. A few served with CSA, and others with French airline Compagnie Internationale de Navigation Aérienne. These latter aircraft were powered by a French Gnome-Rhône engine instead.

Variants

Specifications (A.38)

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General characteristics

  • Crew: Two (pilot and mechanic)
  • Capacity: 8 passengers
  • Length: 12.8 m (42 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 16.6 m (54 ft 5 in)
  • Height: 4.5 m (14 ft 9 in)
  • Wing area: 67 m² (721 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 1,740 kg (3,828 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 3,150 kg (6,930 lb)
  • Powerplant:Walter-built Bristol Jupiter piston engine, 313 kW (420 hp)

Performance

See also

Related development Aero A.23 - Aero A.35




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Published - July 2009














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