Technical data
Type Karpeka-3
Function experimental
Year 1913
Crew 1
Engines 1*50hp Argus
Length 7.5m
Wingspan 11.0m
Wing area 32m2
Empty weight 315kg
Loaded weight 440kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 13.8
Power load (kg/hp) 8.8

Karpeka-3, A.D.Karpeka

Karpeka-3 (46k b/w) "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.76

Similar to Karpeka-1bis. 'Hanging' ailerons only,

Dozens of flights performed in 1913 by P.N.Nesterov, L.A.Dunaev, A.A.Karpeka and V.V.Iordan.



References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.77;

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