ANSALDO A1 BALILLA


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Ansaldo Balilla

Source: Italian manufacturer 'Ansaldo'

Acquired: 1923, 1925

Type: single-seat fighter

Engine: 220-hp SPA 6A, six-cylinder liquid cooled

Dimensions
Length: 6.84 m
Wing Span: 7.685 m
Height: 2.53 m
Max Speed: 220 km/hr

Range: 550 km

Maximum Ceiling: 6,000 - 7,000 m

Known Serial Numbers: 1K, 2K, 3K, 12K, 28, 34, 35, 39, 44, 45, 47, 49

Notes



Sources
- Andersons, Edgars Latvijas Brunotie Speki un to Prieksvesture
- Atputa No.45 (Sept.11, 1925)
- Briedis, Emils Latviesa Stasts
- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
- Humberstone, Richard (ed) Latvian Air Force 1918-1940
- Irbitis, Karlis Of Struggle and Flight
- Jane, Fred T. Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1919
- Latvijas Kareivis 1927-06-30
- Latvijas Kareivis 1927-07-01
- Latvijas Kareivis 1927-07-02
- Latvijas Kareivis 1927-07-03
- Windsock Datafile #88 (Ansaldo A.I Balilla)
- Additional information (dates of flights) taken from R.Gulbis' log book

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