|Wing Load (kg/m2)||11.5|
|Power load (kg/hp)||12.8|
World first flying wing aircraft, developed from BICh-2 glider by installing 18hp 'Blackburn-Tomtit' engine. It had a rudder 'integrated' with the cockpit. Despite not a necessary control element (ailerons were sufficient to perform turns), rudder was very effective.
Series of flights (pilot B.N.Kudrin) in Moscow proved airworthiness of the BICh-3 scheme. Despite not the most stable aircraft in the air, it was very responsive to controls and easy to fly.
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