Fleet Model 7 Fawn. Specifications. A photo.
Fleet Model 7 Fawn - Canadian lightweight biplane designed by Aircraft «Fleet Aircraft of Canada» in 1930 year.
A photoFleet Model 7 Fawn
Design Air models ship Fleet Model 7 Fawn began in the late Canadian aviarazrabotchikami 20-ies of the last century, at the same time, as a basis, aircraft manufacturers have used a model biplane Fleet Model 2Which itself could well prove during the test trials, and during the period of its operation. Actually, the plane Fleet Model 7 Fawn is a revised version of a biplane previous release, and, technical adaptation has undergone not only the fuselage of the aircraft, but also its technical part, allowing more efficient use of aircraft of this model.
Like its predecessor, the plane Fleet Model 7 Fawn has a multi-purpose, in particular, it can be used as a private aircraft as air assets previously operated by air carriers to perform custom flights, as a means of air taxi, and, thanks to the paired control as training aids. Nevertheless, despite the fact that aircraft production during Fleet Model 7 Fawn was long enough, the great popularity of this aircraft was unable to find - for release during the Canadian aircraft manufacturers have been built just 71 aircraft, of which, to date, It survived only a few copies.
Fleet Model 7 Fawn photo
The aircraft model Fleet Model 7 Fawn underwent its first tested in 1930 year, however, due to the fact that the project has caused some doubts about the safety of conducted flights, the aircraft was further directed to revision, and therefore, the actual production of biplanes of the model was deployed only 1931 year.
On board his aircraft Fleet Model 7 Fawn can carry up to two people - a pilot and one passenger, while, for the transport of any goods other than mail, the aircraft can not be applied. The low popularity of this aircraft was also observed in the preparation of the future pilot schools, which was due to rising costs of aircraft, and, regards it as the actual cost of the aircraft, and aircraft technical maintenance.
Biplane model Fleet Model 7 Fawn equipped with power ustanvokoy consisting of a four-cylinder piston aircraft engine brand Kinner B-5, which is having a capacity of 125 hp, allowed the aircraft to develop a cruising speed of its flight in 140 km \ h. The maximum distance the airfare on the model of the aircraft is 480 kilometers.
Specifications Fleet Model 7 Fawn.
- Crew: 1 people;
- Passenger: 1 people;
- aircraft Length: 6,55 m .;
- Wingspan: 8,54 m .;
- Plane Height: 2,44 m .;
- Weight of empty aircraft: 520 kg .;
- Payload: 270 kg .;
- Maximum takeoff weight: 790 kg .;
- Cruising speed: 140 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight speed: 185 km \ h .;
- Maximum flight distance: 480 km .;
- Maximum flight height: 4100 m .;
- aircraft engine type: a piston;
- Powerplant: Kinner B-5;
- Power: 125 hp
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