Ansaldo A.120 / Fiat A.120

Specifications

1st Flight 1925

Crew: Two, pilot and observer

Length: 8.60 m (28 ft 3 in)

Wingspan: 12.80 m (42 ft 0 in)

Height: 2.80 m (9 ft 2 in)

Wing area: 27.4 m2 (295 sq ft)

Powerplant: 1 × Fiat A.22 piston engine , 410 kW (550 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed: 254 km/h (158 mph, 137 kn)

Endurance: 7 hours

Service ceiling: 7,000 m (23,000 ft)

Armament

1 × or 2 × fixed, forward-firing 7.7. mm machine guns

1 × trainable, rearward-firing 7.7 mm machine gun for observer.

Note: Lithuanian A.120’s had two rear machine guns.

Variants

A.120 – prototype with Lorraine 12Db engine (2 built)

A.120bis – improved version with FIAT A.20 engine

A.120Ady – definitive production version, most with FIAT A.22 engine (57 built)

A.120R – revised version for Austrian service (6 built)

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