Aero Boero AB-210 \ 260. Specifications. Photo.
Aero Boero AB-210 \ 260. Specifications. Photo.

Aero Boero AB-210 \ 260. Specifications. Photo.

Aero Boero AB-210 is a lightweight single-engine airplane of Argentine production, produced in 1971 year.

Photo Aero Boero AB-210

The development and subsequent design of this model was based on the aircraft Aero Boero AB-180, which appeared in the 1969 year, however, despite the increased passenger capacity of the aircraft, more powerful powerplant and more efficient flight performance, the aircraft was not able to achieve adequate success, which is why only two aircraft were built during the whole time.

The basic principle by which Argentine aviation engineers created the Aero Boero AB-210 model was the need to increase the maximum passenger capacity of light-engine aircraft, due to which, due to the increased length of the fuselage and the more constrained interior space, the aircraft could accommodate up to 4 people, One pilot. However, due to the relatively short distance (the maximum range of the flight is 800 km.), The aircraft could not be operated by either local or foreign air carriers, which in fact became the reason why this aircraft so quickly disappeared from production.

Aero Boero AB-210 photo

The Aero Boero AB-210 powerplant is represented by a single six-cylinder air cooled Continental IO-360 piston aircraft engine with 210 hp, however, for several reasons, the maximum flight speed of this aircraft did not exceed 240 km / h, which made flights at maximum distances following is quite problematic, moreover, the cost of this model has increased significantly, while the efficiency was only slightly higher than the version of Aero Boero AB-180.

After the Argentine aircraft manufacturers have seen the low efficiency of the power plant, attempts were made to create a more powerful aircraft, which is why in 1971 year was a model Aero Boero AB-260, which is essentially no different from the basic version, with the exception of a new aircraft engine - Lycoming O-540 260 capacity hp However, updating flight performance of the aircraft did not lead to the proper success, which is why the model was never put into serial production.

To date, both issued by the aircraft Aero Boero AB-210 and Aero Boero AB-260 belonging to the same model range continues to operate - Model Aero Boero AB-210 is in operation at the local Argentine flag carrier, and a version of Aero Boero AB-260 belongs to a private owner .

Specifications Aero Boero AB-210 \ 260.

  • Crew: 1 people;
  • Passenger: 3 person;
  • aircraft Length: 7,4 m .;
  • Wingspan: 10,42 m .;
  • Plane Height: 2,7 m .;
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 670 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 430 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 1100 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 225 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 240 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 800 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 6000 m .;
  • aircraft engine type: a piston;
  • Powerplant: Continental IO-360 (depending on version);
  • Power: 210 hp (Depending on version).

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