Aero A.18

A.18
The Aero A.18 was a biplane fighter aircraft built in Czechoslovakia in the 1920s.wikipedia
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Aero Ae 04

Ae 04
It was a development of the Ae 02 and Ae 04 fighters Aero had designed during World War I, but also borrowed from the more recent A.11 reconnaissance-bomber design.
Undaunted by the lack of interest, development continued as the A.18.

Aero A.20

A.20
The A.18 was designed by Antonin Vlasák and Antonin Husnik and first flew in March 1923; only one of three prototype fighters that Aero flew that year, but this one was selected for production over the A.19 and A.20 that competed with it.
It was evaluated for Czechoslovak Air Force service against Aero's competing A.18 and A.19 designs, a competition that the A.18 won, meaning that this aircraft never entered production, and only a single prototype was ever built.

Aero A.19

A.19
The A.18 was designed by Antonin Vlasák and Antonin Husnik and first flew in March 1923; only one of three prototype fighters that Aero flew that year, but this one was selected for production over the A.19 and A.20 that competed with it.
The Aero A.19 was a biplane fighter aircraft designed in Czechoslovakia in 1923 and considered by the Czech Air Force against its stablemates the A.18 and A.20.

1923 in aviation

1923
The A.18 was designed by Antonin Vlasák and Antonin Husnik and first flew in March 1923; only one of three prototype fighters that Aero flew that year, but this one was selected for production over the A.19 and A.20 that competed with it.

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The Aero A.18 was a biplane fighter aircraft built in Czechoslovakia in the 1920s.

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The Aero A.18 was a biplane fighter aircraft built in Czechoslovakia in the 1920s.

Czechoslovakia

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The Aero A.18 was a biplane fighter aircraft built in Czechoslovakia in the 1920s.

Aero Ae 02

Ae 02
It was a development of the Ae 02 and Ae 04 fighters Aero had designed during World War I, but also borrowed from the more recent A.11 reconnaissance-bomber design.

World War I

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It was a development of the Ae 02 and Ae 04 fighters Aero had designed during World War I, but also borrowed from the more recent A.11 reconnaissance-bomber design.

Aero A.11

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It was a development of the Ae 02 and Ae 04 fighters Aero had designed during World War I, but also borrowed from the more recent A.11 reconnaissance-bomber design.

Czechoslovak Air Force

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Twenty machines saw service with the Czechoslovak Air Force in the period between the wars.

1924 in aviation

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The A.18B and A.18C were specially modified racing variants that competed in the Czech Aero Club's first two annual air races, in 1923 and 1924 respectively.

Kbely Aviation Museum

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Both aircraft won their races, and the A.18C is preserved at the Prague Aviation Museum in Kbely along with a replica of a standard A.18 fighter.

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Both aircraft won their races, and the A.18C is preserved at the Prague Aviation Museum in Kbely along with a replica of a standard A.18 fighter.