Letov S-20

Fighter Biplane

Letov S-20, Czechoslovak Army Air Force, C49, c/n 18, Letecke Muzeum Kbely © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Letov S-20 is a single-engine single-seat fighter biplane aircraft produced by the Czechoslovak manufacturer Letov.
The S-20M was the main production variant which was used by the Czechoslovak Air Force. The version S-20L was exported to Lithunia (10 aircraft).
Crew1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelHispano-Suiza 8Fb
Engine Power224 kW300 hp
max. Cruise Speed226 km/h122 kts
  140 mph
Speed256 km/h138 kts
  159 mph
Service Ceiling7.200 m23.622 ft
Rate of climb360 m/min1181 ft/min
Range500 km270 NM
311 mi.
Empty Weight728 kg1.605 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.048 kg2.310 lbs
Wing Span9,70 m31 ft 10 in
Wing Area18,4 m198 ft
Length7,44 m24 ft 5 in
Height2,56 m8 ft 5 in
First Flight1925
Production Statusout of production
Total Production> 115
Data for (Version)Letov S-20M
VariantsS-20M, S-20L

[Photo-ID: 10515] Karsten Palt 2014-06-08
Letov S-20, Czechoslovak Army Air Force, C49, c/n 18, Karsten Palt, 2014Letov
S-20
Czechoslovak Army Air Force
Reg.: C49
c/n: 18
 
Letecke Muzeum Kbely [Prague]
[Photo-ID: 10516] Karsten Palt 2014-06-08
Letov S-20, Czechoslovak Army Air Force, C49, c/n 18, Karsten Palt, 2014Letov
S-20
Czechoslovak Army Air Force
Reg.: C49
c/n: 18
 
Letecke Muzeum Kbely [Prague]