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Aero A.300 Aircraft Information

Aero A.300

A.304

Warbird Picture - Aero A.300 in 1938

Picture - Aero A.300 in 1938

Role: Bomber
Manufacturer: Aero Vodochody
First flight: 1938
Primary user: Czechoslovak Air Force
Developed from: Aero A.304

The Aero A.300 was a Czechoslovakian bomber aircraft that first flew in 1938 as a much refined development of the A.304 (despite what the numbering would suggest). Despite showing much promise, development and production of the aircraft was interrupted by the outbreak of World War II.

Specifications (A.300)

General characteristics

Crew: three
Length: 13.50 m (44 ft 3 in)
Wingspan: 19.20 m (63 ft 0 in)
Height: 3.40 m (11 ft 2 in)
Wing area: 46 m (495 ft)
Empty weight: 3,955 kg (8,721 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 6,040 kg (13,318 lb)
Powerplant: 2x Bristol Mercury IX 9-cylinder radial engines, 610 kW (818 hp) each

Performance

Maximum speed: 470 km/h (294 mph)
Range: 900 km (563 miles)
Service ceiling: 8,300 m (27,224 ft)

Armament

1 x fixed forward-firing 7.92 mm ZB-30 machine gun
1 x 7.92 mm ZB-30 machine gun in dorsal turret
1 x 7.92 mm ZB-30 machine gun in rearward-firing ventral position
Up to 1,000 kg (2,200 lb) of bombs

Related development

Aero A.204
Aero A.304

Comparable aircraft

Avia B-158

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