/ ANBO VIII
The ANBO VIII was a Lithuanian bomber/reconnaissance monoplane designed by Antanas Gustaitis and built by Karo Aviacijos Tiekimo Skyrius.
The ANBO VIII was a low-wing monoplane with a tailwheel landing gear, an enclosed two-seat tandem cockpit and powered by a 930 hp (694 kW) Bristol Pegasus XVIII radial engine.
The prototype and only ANBO VIII was first flown on 5 September 1939 and was still under testing when the country was annexed by the Soviet Union.
The prototype was removed by the Soviet authorities for testing.
9.5 m (31 ft 2 in)
13.5 m (44 ft 3 in)
30 m2 (320 sq ft)
2,300 kg (5,071 lb)
Max take-off weight
3,700 kg (8,157 lb)
1 × Bristol Pegasus XVIII radial piston engine,
690 kW (930 hp)
411 km/h (255 mph, 222 kn) at 5,000 m (16,000 ft) altitude
Minimum control speed
113 km/h (70 mph, 61 kn)
9,000 m (30,000 ft)
Time to altitude
2 minutes to 1,000 m (3,300 ft),
15 minutes to 5,000 m (16,000 ft)
4 × 7.7 mm (0.303 in) fixed forward firing M1919 Browning machine guns with 500 rpg
1 × 7.7 mm (0.303 in) manually aimed M1919 Browning machine gun in the rear cockpit with 5 x 100 round boxes
Up to 600 kg (1,300 lb) on a fuselage bomb rack and/or 400 kg (880 lb) under the wings.
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