Aero AE.01

The Aero Ae.01 was a Czechoslovakian military trainer biplane built in 1919 and was Aero’s first attempt to modify the Brandenburg B.I. aircraft design that they had been manufacturing under licence during World War I.

The project was originally designated as Ae 10, but later re-designated to Ae 01.

The army operated the aircraft under designation A-1.

Specifications

Crew

2

Length

8.5 m (27 ft 11 in)

Wingspan

12.3 m (40 ft 4 in)

Wing area

35 m2 (380 sq ft)

Empty weight

715 kg (1,576 lb)

Gross weight

933 kg (2,057 lb)

Powerplant

1 × Mercedes D.I 6-cyl. water-cooled in-line piston engine, 75 kW (100 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed

110 km/h (68 mph, 59 kn)

Rate of climb

1.75 m/s (344 ft/min)

 

 

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