Technical data
Type Caudron G-3
Function Observation
Year 1914
Crew 2
Engines 1*80hp Gnome
Length 6.8m
Wingspan 13.2m
Wing area 28.2m2
Empty weight 447kg
Loaded weight 735kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 26
Power load (kg/hp) 9.2
Maximum Speed 115km/h
Flight Endurance 3h
Ceiling 3500m
Climb
1000m 8.0min
2000m 20.0min

Caudron G-3, 'Odnocodron' Caudron

72k b/w G-3, "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.310

Unarmed biplane with two-seat tandem gondola. Lower spars of the tailframe were almost lying on the ground. Aircraft had restricted view, but was light and had a very good climb.

20 were imported.


References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.309-310;

  • Links:
  • Caudron G-III at Portugese Air Force Site;

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