Farman F.211

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Farman F.211
Farman F.211 photo L'Aerophile April 1934.jpg
Role Four-seat day/night bomber
National origin France
Manufacturer Farman Aviation Works
First flight 1932

The Farman F.211 was a French four-seat day or night bomber designed and built by the Farman Aviation Works for the French Air Force.[1]


Designed as a day/night bomber the F.211 was similar but smaller than the F.220.[1] The F.211 was a high-wing braced monoplane with engines mounted on stub-wings with each stub wing having a pair of Gnome-Rhône Titan 7Kcrs radial engines, one tractor and one pusher.[1] The type did not enter production.[1]


Four-seat day or night bomber with four 300hp (224kW) Gnome-Rhône Titan 7Kcrs radial engines.[1]
Improved design with more powerful 350hp (261kW) Gnome-Rhône 7Kds radial engines, an increased bomb load of 1400kg (3086lb) and other detail changes.[1]
Proposed airliner version with two crew and 12 passengers, not built.[1]

Specifications (F.211)[edit]

Farman F.211 3-view drawing from L'Aerophile April 1934

Data from Orbis[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 4
  • Length: 15.90 m (52 ft 2 in)
  • Wingspan: 23.00 m (75 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 4.22 m (13 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 109 m2 (1,170 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 5,050 kg (11,133 lb) equipped
  • Max takeoff weight: 7,400 kg (16,314 lb)
  • Powerplant: 4 × Gnome-Rhône Titan 7Kcrs 7-cylinder radial piston engine, 220 kW (300 hp) each


  • Maximum speed: 220 km/h (137 mph; 119 kn)
  • Range: 1,000 km (621 mi; 540 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 5,000 m (16,000 ft)


  • Guns: 2 × twin 7.7mm (0.303in) machine-gun in nose and dorsal position and one single 7.7mm (0.303in) machine-gun in ventral position.
  • Bombs: up to 1050kg (2315lb)


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Orbis 1985, p. 1755
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982–1985). Orbis Publishing.