Technical data
Type R-5 Limousine
Function Passenger
Mail
Year 1935
Crew 1
Engines 500/680hp M-17B
Loaded weight 3350kg
Power load (kg/hp) 6.7
Range 2100km
Payload
Seats 3
Load 400kg

R-5 Limousine, N.N.Polikarpov, D.S.Markov

36k b/w from "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.574;

Mail/Passenger modification o f the R-5, performed by engineer D.S.Markov. Passenger compartment had 3 seats but no table, so it was not a REAL limousine. Wheels were equipped with breaks and airdynamic fairings, all surfaces were polished. Aircraft was equipped for night (blind) flight.

Aircraft was presented to the VII-th Congress of Soviets as mail/passenger.

PredecessorsModifications

R-5
None


References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.574;

  • Modified February 03, 1998
    and Sergey Andreev;
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