|Wing Load (kg/m2)||18.4|
|Power load (kg/hp)||8.1|
|Speed at 0m||90km/h|
Differed from Farman-XV by smaller wings (upper one is slightly swept back) and lower landing gear. It carried no armament (despite armor was planned for reconnaissance use). Since 1915 relegated to training use.
In 1914 one Farman-XVI was installed on skis and participated in Polar Expedition by Vilkitsky. One flight was performed by pilot Aleksandrov and mechanic Trykalov in the Providence Bay. During Winter stay aircraft was 'reassembled'... into airsled.
Farman-XVI was built on all major Russian aircraft factories, with total production up to 300.
|Modified January 6, 1998;||Back to|