Technical data
Type Kasyanenko-4
Function Light aircraft
Year 1913
Crew 1
Engines 1*15hp Anzani
Length 7.0m
Wingspan 9.5m
Wing area 16.4m2
Empty weight 175kg
Loaded weight 270kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 16.5kg
Power load (kg/hp) 18
Maximum Speed 60km/h
Ceiling 30m

Kasyanenko-4, Kasyanenko brothers

Kasyanenko-4 (20k b/w) "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.80

Probably the first light aircraft built with mass use in mind. It was powered by 15hp engine.

Mid-wing monoplane of very advanced design could fly well, but engine was too weak and Takeoff Roll was too long.

Aircraft was tested by P.N.Nesterov, who was already a prominent pilot.

  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.79;

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