Aero A.12

Bomber / Reconnaissance Biplane

Aero A-12, Czechoslovak Army Air Force, A.12.4, c/n 4, Letecke Muzeum Kbely © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Aero A.12 is a single-engine two-seat light bomber and reconnaissance biplane aircraft produced by the Czechoslovak manufacturer Aero - tovarna letadel, (English: Aero - the aircraft factory).
Production was held by Aero (68) and Letov (26).
Crew2
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelMaybach Mb IVa
Engine Power194 kW260 hp
max. Cruise Speed172 km/h93 kts
  107 mph
Speed202 km/h109 kts
  125 mph
Service Ceiling7.500 m24.606 ft
Rate of climb208 m/min683 ft/min
Range759 km410 NM
472 mi.
Empty Weight1.080 kg2.381 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.600 kg3.527 lbs
Wing Span12,80 m41 ft 12 in
Wing Area36,5 m393 ft
Length8,30 m27 ft 3 in
Height3,10 m10 ft 2 in
First Flight11/1923
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1923-1925
Total Production94
Data for (Version)Aero A.12

[Photo-ID: 10444] Karsten Palt 2014-06-08
Aero A-12, Czechoslovak Army Air Force, A.12.4, c/n 4, Karsten Palt, 2014Aero
A-12
Czechoslovak Army Air Force
Reg.: A.12.4
c/n: 4
 
Letecke Muzeum Kbely [Prague]
[Photo-ID: 10445] Karsten Palt 2014-06-08
Aero A-12, Czechoslovak Army Air Force, A.12.4, c/n 4, Karsten Palt, 2014Aero
A-12
Czechoslovak Army Air Force
Reg.: A.12.4
c/n: 4
 
Letecke Muzeum Kbely [Prague]