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Aero Boero AB-180

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AB-180
Role Civil utility aircraft
Manufacturer Aero Boero
First flight 1967


The Aero Boero AB-180 is an Argentine civil utility aircraft, a substantially improved development of the AB-95. It featured a more powerful engine and incorporated the aerodynamic changes made on the AB-115 and improved on them. The first example flew in 1967 and it was still in production as of 1997.

Variants

  • AB-180RV - long-range version
  • AB-180RVR - glider tug
  • AB-180 Condor - high altitude version of 1971 with optional turbocharger (4 built)
  • AB-180Ag - agricultural aircraft with 270 l (66 US gal) belly tank for chemicals
    • AB-180SP - 180Ag with an additional set of short wings to make a sesquiplane
  • AB-180PSA - two seat preselection aircraft

Specifications (AB-180RVR)

General characteristics

  • Crew: one, pilot
  • Capacity: 3 passengers
  • Length: 7.08 m (23 ft 3 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.78 m (35 ft 5 in)
  • Height: 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
  • Wing area: 17.4 m² (187 ft²)
  • Empty: 602 kg (1,327 lb)
  • Loaded: kg ( lb)
  • Maximum takeoff: 890 kg (1,962 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1x Textron Lycoming O-360-A1A, 135 kW (180 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 225 km/h (140 mph)
  • Range: 1,180 km (737 miles)
  • Service ceiling: m ( ft)
  • Rate of climb: 312 m/min (1,025 ft/min)
  • Wing loading: kg/m² ( lb/ft²)
  • Power/Mass: kW/kg ( hp/lb)

External links

See also

Related development: Aero Boero AB-150




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Published - July 2009














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