Technical data
Type BOK-5
Year 1937
Function Experimental
Engine 1x100hp M-11
Wing Span 9.86m
Wing Area 23.15m2
Length 4.37m
Empty Weight 596kg
Loaded Weight 764kg (90kg fuel)
Max Speed 174km/h
Landing speed 85km/h
Take off/Landing Roll 120/200m
Ceiling 4,850m
Range 600km
Endurance 4h

BOK-5, V.A.Chizhevskij

The BOK-5 was an light-weight (duralumin/fabric) experimental tailless aircraft (powered single-seat glider) with full-span tandem control surfaces along the trailing edge. It had a short stubby fuselage with a radial engine and a conventional fin.

Flown by test-pilots Stefanovskij and Nukhtikov;

Load factor +8 (!)

Thanks to A.Gretchihine Trivia-8 Solution, where the picture was found and a lot of technical parameters


Modified March 18, 1997 Back to
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