Technical data
Type BIS-2
Year 1910
Crew 1
Engines 1*25hp Anzani
Length 8.0m
Wingspan 8.0m
Wing area 24m2
Empty weight 190kg
Loaded weight 260kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 10.8
Power load (kg/hp) 10.2

BIS No.2, F.I.Bylinkin, V.V.Iordan, I.I.Sikorsky

28k b/w as seen at "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.70

BIS No.2 was based on underpowered BIS No.1. It was the third Russian domestic aircraft to fly (June 1910).

Approx. 50 flights were performed on altitude up to 10m. July 30, 1910 aircraft flew 600m in 42sec. All flight were without turns because any attempt to turn it resulted in lose of speed and altitude.

Powered by three cylinder 25 h.p. Anzani engine.

Modified September 5, 1997 Back to
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