Technical data
Type M-3
Sch-3
Function Experimental observation flying boat
Year 1914
Crew 2
Engines 1*100hp Gnome Monosaupape
Length 8.0m
Wingspan 13.68m
Wing area 33.5m2
Empty weight ?
Loaded weight 870kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 26
Power load (kg/hp) 8.7

M-3, Sch-3, D.P.Grigorovich, Schetinin

44k photo from "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.138;

Flying boat, unsuccessful development of the M-2. Same fuselage, but yet another new wing airfoil.

Despite more powerful engine, flight performance did not improve while taxying/landing/takeoff degraded.

One built.


Predecessor(s):Modification(s):
M-2
M-4
Sch-4

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

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