Aero A.102

The Aero A.102 was a Czechoslovakian fighter aircraft that flew in prototype form in 1934.

It was developed in response to a Czech Air Force requirement of that year, but was passed over in favour of the Avia B.35.

The A.102 was of gull winged monoplane configuration with tailwheel undercarriage.

Specifications

Crew

1

Length

7.30 m (23 ft 11 in)

Wingspan

11.50 m (37 ft 9 in)

Wing area

8.50 m2 (199.1 sq ft)

Empty weight

1,478 kg (3,258 lb)

Gross weight

2,036 kg (4,489 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Walter-built Gnome-Rhône 14Kfs Mistral Major radial engine, 600 kW (800 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed

434 km/h (270 mph, 234 kn)

Range

670 km (420 mi, 360 nmi)

Time to altitude

5.8 min to 5,000 m (16,405 ft)

Armament

Guns

4× 7.92 mm (0.312 in) ZB vz. 30 machine guns

 

 

 

 

 

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