General Information
Technical data
Type APV
Function experimental
Year 1909
Crew 1
Engines 1*27hp Eno-Peltri
Wing area 60m2
Empty weight ~500kg
Loaded weight ~600kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 10.0
Power load (kg/hp) 22.0

APV, A.P.Vernander

12k b/w drawing from "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.44;

A.P.Vernander, the head of Major Engineering Management, was a head of this 1909 project. Aircraft was somewhat similar to Wright Flyer, but was a triplane (with triplane elevator). It had unusual wing and tailplane shape. Pusher propellers were not parallel to the aircraft axis.

Construction was not finished.



References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.44-45;

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