Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Czekhoslovak Multi-Purpose

The Letov Š-50 was a 1930s prototype Czechoslovak military general purpose aircraft designed and built by Letov.
The Š-50 was a an all-metal twin-engined low mid-wing monoplane that first flew in 1938. Powered by two 420hp (313kW) Avia Rk-17 radial engines. It had a fixed landing gear and twin fins and rudders. Following the German occupation development was stopped, but the plane was already obsolete: two other entries for the 1938 contest were much more advanced.

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