Ansaldo SVA 10

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Ansaldo S.V.A. 10
Vittoriale biplano-Ansaldo-SVA.jpg
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Ansaldo
Designer Savoja & Verduzio
Primary user ItalianRoundelGreen.png Italy
Variants Ansaldo SVA 5
Wingspan 9.45 m (31 ft) [1]
Engine 234hp SPA6 inline
Armament rear flexible MG
Crew 2
Max Speed 204 km/h (127 mph) [1]
Climb 4,000 m (13,100 ft) in 14:00[1]
Ceiling 5,800 m (19,000 ft) [1]
Range 430 km (265 mi) [1]

The Ansaldo S.V.A. 10 was the two-seat reconnaissance version of the Ansaldo S.V.A.. The observer was armed with a flexible machine gun. The SVA10 was flown by a Sezione at San Palagio.[2]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Ansaldo SVA.

References[edit]

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Lamberton, pp.226-227.
  2. Lamberton, p.162.
Bibliography
  • Gregory Alegi, Windsock Datafile 40: Ansaldo SVA 5. Great Britain, Albatros Publications Ltd., 1993. ISBN 0-948414-50-2
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962.
  • Kenneth Munson, Bombers: Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1914-1919. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1968, Blandford Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0753721711