The Peyret-Abrial A-5 Rapace, also called the Abrial A-5 Rapace, was a glider designed by Georges Abrial in France during the 1920s, assisted by Louis Peyret and Professor Toussant. The aircraft flew for the first time in 1928.
|Peyret-Abrial A-5 Rapace|
|Designer||G. Abrial, Louis Peyret and Professor Toussant|
Design and development Edit
The A-5 Rapace was constructed primarily of wood, with high set monoplane wings.
Specifications (A-5 Rapace) Edit
- Crew: 1
- Length: 5 m (16 ft 5 in)
- Wingspan: 16 m (52 ft 6 in)
- Wing area: 16 m2 (170 sq ft)
- Aspect ratio: 16
- Gross weight: 190 kg (419 lb)
- Maximum glide ratio: 25:1