Technical data
Type Bristol Farman
Function Trainer
Year 1910
Crew 2
Engines 1*70hp Gnome
Length 11.87m
Wingspan 15.65/10.5m
Wing area 62.0m2
Empty weight 383kg
Loaded weight 610kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 10.0kg/m2
Power load (kg/hp) 8.7
Speed at 0m 65km/h

Farman-V, Bristol-Farman, Bristol Military Type, Farman

Farman-V (40k) from "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.142;

English built up-scaled copy of Farman-IV. It was built with minor improvements for more powerful engine.

Eight were purchased from Bristol Company for Gatchina and Sevastopol Aviator Schools, where they served in 1911- 1913.

  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.143;

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