Farman F.460 Alizé

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F.460 Alizé
Role Two-seat training monoplane
National origin France
Manufacturer Farman
Number built 10

The Farman F.460 Alizé (English: Tradewind) was a 1930s French civil training and touring monoplane designed and built Farman to met a French air ministry requirement.[1]

Design and development[edit]

In the early 1930s the French air ministry issued a specification for a two-seat training and sport aircraft for the government-sponsored Popular Aviation Movement.[1] It was a high-wing parasol monoplane with a wide-track landing gear for rough-field operation.[1] The Alizé appeared after aircraft from other companies and no French order was placed.[1] Ten aircraft were built for the Spanish republican government for training schools in the Murcia area.[1]

Specifications[edit]

Data from The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft[1]

  • Crew: 2
  • Powerplant: 1 × Lorraine radial engine, 110 hp (82 kW)

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ a b c d e f Orbis 1985, p. 1759
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