Technical data
Type Vandom
Function Experimental
Year 1914
Crew 1
Engines 1*40hp Anzani
Length 7.0m
Wingspan 8.4m
Wing area 15.4m2
Empty weight 320kg
Loaded weight 450kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 29.2
Power load (kg/hp) 11.2

Svechnikov-Vandom, A.N.Svechnikov

Picture (34k) from "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.82

Single-seat monoplane, similar to Svechnikov-2. Differed by landing gear construction (lever structure with steel springs) and different wood used for frame (hickory).

Many successful flights were performed by A.N.Svechnikov.



Sources :
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.82

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