Technical data
Type Kudashev-2
Function Experimental
Year 1910
Crew 1
Engines 50hp Gnome
Length 8.7m
Wingspan 10.0m
Wing area 41m2
Empty weight ~300kg
Loaded weight ~410kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 10.0
Power load (kg/hp) 8.2

Kudashev-2, A.S.Kudashev

Conventional biplane without front controls. Landing gear was attached to wooden 'arches' through rubber shocks, wheel installed on common long axis. Later this scheme became widely used.

Flown in fall 1910.

  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.65-67

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