|Wing Load (kg/m2)||48.6||53.1kg|
|Power load (kg/hp)||8.2||9.0|
|Speed at 0m||217km/h||200km/h|
Sport aircraft, close derivative of the AIR-9, without Townend ring and with open cockpits. First flight took place on July 11, 1935. Conclusion of the NII VVS was favorable, aircraft was recommended as a monoplane trainer to make a transition from the U-2 biplane to growing park of fast monoplane fighters (mostly the I-16).
Among suggestions of the military expertise were:
Aircraft went into production as '20' with yet another major change - its mixed metal/wood construction was replaced by all-wood for easier production launch.
AIR-10 (same airplane) participated in contest of light aircraft in 1935 and 1936 winning the First Price and proving high performance and endurance during 5000km race Moscow - Gorky - Kazan - Sarapul - Perm - Sverdlovsk - Chelabinsk - Magnitogorsk - Kujbyshev - Saratov - Lugansk - Donetsk - Dnepropetrovsk - Kiev - Briansk - Moscow.
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