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ANBO I
Anbo1.jpg
Role Prototype trainer aircraft
Manufacturer Karo Aviacijos Tiekimo Skyrius
Designer Antanas Gustaitis
First flight 14 July 1925
Retired 1935
Number built 1

The ANBO I was a single-seat aircraft developed in Lithuania as a trainer for the Army. It was a low-wing, braced monoplane of conventional tailwheel configuration. The fuselage structure was of fabric-covered welded steel tube, and the wing structure was of fabric-covered wood.

The first flight took place in 1925. Ten years later the aircraft was sold to Lithuanian Aviation Museum in Kaunas where it is exhibited today.

OperatorsEdit

Flag of Lithuania (1918–1940).svg Lithuania

SpecificationsEdit

General characteristics

  • Crew: one pilot
  • Length: 5.75 m (18 ft 10 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.00 m (32 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 11.4 m2 (123 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 190 kg (420 lb)
  • Gross weight: 300 kg (660 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Anzani radial engine, 26 kW (35 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 142 km/h (89 mph)
  • Service ceiling: 4,200 m (13,800 ft)
  • Rate of climb: 2.8 m/s (550 ft/min)

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