Ansaldo SVA 10

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Ansaldo S.V.A. 10
Vittoriale biplano-Ansaldo-SVA.jpg
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Ansaldo
Designer Savoja & Verduzio
Introduction late summer 1918 [1]
Primary user ItalianRoundelGreen.png Italy
Variants Ansaldo SVA 5
Wingspan 9.09 m (29 ft 10 in)[2]-9.45 m (31 ft) [3]
Engine 234hp SPA6 inline
Armament rear flexible MG
Crew 2
Max Speed 204 km/h (127 mph) [3]-211 km/h (131 mph)[2]
Climb 3,000 m (9,840 ft) in 11:00[2]
4,000 m (13,100 ft) in 14:00[3]
Ceiling 5,800 m (19,000 ft) [3]
Range 430 km (265 mi) [3]
Endurance 3:00-5:00[2]

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.[4]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Ansaldo SVA.

References

Citations
  1. Angelucci, p.95.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Cattaneo'66, p.10.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Lamberton, pp.226-227.
  4. Lamberton, p.162.
Bibliography
  • Gregory Alegi, Windsock Datafile 40: Ansaldo SVA 5. Great Britain, Albatros Publications Ltd., 1993. ISBN 0-948414-50-2
  • Enzo Angelucci, ed. The Rand McNally Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft, 1914-1980. New York: The Military Press, 1983 edition. ISBN 0-517-41021-4.
  • Gianni Cattaneo, Profile Publications 61: The S.V.A. (Ansaldo) Scouts. Great Britain: Profile Publications, Ltd., 1966.
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962. ISBN 9780900435027
  • Kenneth Munson, Bombers: Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1914-1919. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1968, Blandford Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0753721711