Technical data
Type R-III
Function Reconnaissance
Year 1925
Crew 2
Engines 1*400hp Liberty

R-III by M.M.Shishmarev

16k b/w drawing "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.352

Biplane reconnaissance aircraft, its size was similar to one of N.N.Polikarpov R-1. Fuselage was raised to the upper wing in order to provide better view. R-III had good performance, but it was decided not to interrupt production of the R-1.

Only one R-III was built.


ReferencesLinks
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.351;
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