|Wing Load (kg/m2)||16.8|
|Power load (kg/hp)||6.7|
Two-seat pusher biplane trainer, intended to replace Farman-IV and Farman-XXVI. Instructor seated behind the trainee. All trainee controls (including ignition) could be disabled by instructor.
Flight tested February-May 1917. After 131 test flight aircraft was accepted as a trainer.
After the October Revolution (AKA the Bolshevik Revolt) and years of civil war interest to the aircraft returned, and improved P-IVbis was build in small series (February 1920). It differed by tractor propelled and side-by-side seats.
P-IV-2bis was another tractor version, with instructor seat behind the trainee.
Aircraft in service until 1923.
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