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ANBO-IV was a two-seater parasol type monoplane, designed for reconnaissance purposes. Also used as a light bomber. The prototype was tested on July 14th, 1932. Construction of the fuselage – rivetted aluminum tubing, fabric covered. The prototype had 450 HP “Wasp” and 535 HP A.S. “Panther” engines. In 1934-1935 two series of this type aeroplanes were built, each consisting of seven aeroplanes. Engines used for serial production were 585 HP Bristol “Pegasus” II L2 and II M2. Armament – four machine-guns and 144 kg bombs. In 1934 three planes of the first series of ANBO-IVL, under the leadership of A.Gustaitis visited many European countries.

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ANBO-IV

ANBO-IV paint schemes

Technical data:

Engine Bristol Pegasus IIM2,
585 AG
Empty weight 1360 kg
Flight weight 2200 kg
Wingspan 13.2 m
Wing area 29 mē
Length 8.84 m
Max.speed 290 km/h
(at 1.5 km altitude)
Landing speed 90 km/h
Ceiling 8 km
Climbing to
5 km altitude

12 min.
Fuel tanks 400 l
Machine guns 2 pilot's and 2 observer's
Bombs 144 kg

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ANBO-IV

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