Technical data
Function Experimental
Year 1910
Crew 1
Engines 1*50hp Anzani
Length -
Wingspan -
Wing area 40m2
Empty weight ~350kg
Loaded weight -
Wing Load (kg/m2) 8.75+
Power load (kg/hp) 7+
Maximum Speed 60km/h

Biplane by A.Ya.Dokuchaev (Dokuchaev-1)

Biplane with front placed elevator and tail plane, built of thin wall steel tubes, soldered with copper in joints, covered with cotton fabric. Project was initiated by Boris Sergeevich Maslennikov.

Engine was placed on the lower wing behind pilot's seat,driving pusher propeller located exactly between the wings.

Wings were identical, upper one shifted forward substantially. Ailerons placed between the wings. Wing covered with fabric on both sides, providing better airfoil.

Series of successful flights in 1910- 1911.

Sources: "History of aircraft construction in the USSR" Vol.1, p.107

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