Letov Sh 231


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Letov Sh 231

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Letov Sh 231A three-view drawing (1690 x 1287)

 ENGINE1 x 560hp Walter (Bristol) Mercury
  Take-off weight1770 kg3902 lb
  Empty weight1280 kg2822 lb
  Wingspan10.06 m33 ft 0 in
  Length7.80 m26 ft 7 in
  Wing area21.50 m2231.42 sq ft
  Max. speed348 km/h216 mph
  Cruise speed310 km/h193 mph
  Ceiling9300 m30500 ft
  Rate of climb588 m/min1950 ft/min
  Range450 km280 miles
 ARMAMENT4 x 7.92mm

Barry, 20.04.2016 17:15

The definitive "31", the 231 was used extensively by the Czechoslovakian Air Force until the German invasion of 1939. Some were used by the German controlled Slovak Air Force between 1939 and 1945. Twenty Four were purchased by the Spanish Republican Air Force. Their service record is unknown but three survived and were taken over by the Nationalist Spanish Government.


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