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Avia BH-20 Aircraft Information

Avia BH-20

BH-20

Manufacturer: Avia
Designed by: Pavel Bene and Miroslav Hajn
First flight: 1924

The Avia BH-20 was a civil trainer aircraft built in Czechoslovakia in 1924. It was a single-bay, unstaggered biplane of conventional configuration. The wings were braced with N-struts at around half-span. The pilot and instructor were seated in tandem, open cockpits.

Specifications

General characteristics

Crew: two, pilot and instructor
Length: 6.29 m (20 ft 8 in)
Wingspan: 7.88 m (25 ft 10 in)
Wing area: 16.1 m (173 ft)
Empty weight: 345 kg (761 lb)
Gross weight: 485 kg (1,069 lb)
Powerplant: 1 x Walter NZ 60 radial, 45 kW (60 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed: 160 km/h (100 mph)
Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,100 ft)
Rate of climb: 3.1 m/s (610 ft/min)

Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. pp.86.
Němeček, V. (1968). Československx letadla. Praha: Nae Vojsko.

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