Letov Sh 13


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Letov Sh 13

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Letov Sh 13A three-view drawing (1697 x 1353)

 ENGINE1 x 300hp Skoda HS.8
  Take-off weight1166 kg2571 lb
  Empty weight790 kg1742 lb
  Wingspan8.00 m26 ft 3 in
  Length6.97 m23 ft 10 in
  Height2.86 m9 ft 5 in
  Wing area20.00 m2215.28 sq ft
  Max. speed230 km/h143 mph
  Cruise speed205 km/h127 mph
  Rate of climb275 m/min900 ft/min
  Range550 km342 miles
 ARMAMENT2 x 7.7mm

Barry, 09.05.2016 13:43

Flying originally with a cantilever wing, strength issues necessitated conversion to a single bay biplane firstly with 'N' struts (as in the photo) but latterly with 'V' struts. Whilst trials showed good handling qualities, stability was an ongoing problem and no further development was made.


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