Technical data
Type M-2
Function Experimental observation flying boat
Year 1914
Crew 2
Engines 1*80hp Clerget
Length 8.0m
Wingspan 13.68m
Wing area 33.5m2
Empty weight ?
Loaded weight 870kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 26
Power load (kg/hp) 10.9

M-2, D.P.Grigorovich

Flying boat, slightly larger than M-1. Triangular section rear fuselage was raised from the water, tail was equipped with a skid (dubbed 'shovel'). Wings were installed 1m above the hull on the engine support frame.

One built, flown several times during Summer-Fall 1914. More refinement required.


Predecessor(s):Modification(s):
M-1
M-3
Sch-3

References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.137-138;

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