Technical data
Function fighter
Year 1915
Crew 1
Engines 1*80hp Gnome
Length 8.0m
Wingspan 11.8m
Wing area 28.0m2
Empty weight 380kg
Loaded weight 550kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 19.6
Power load (kg/hp) 6.9
Maximum Speed 130km/h

'Farman' by V.V.Slusarenko


The Farman-XVI converted to something close to 'Farman-X'. Pilot's nacell was converted to single-seat, wings shortened.

Flown in 1915, performed well and was accepted by Military.



References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.189;

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