Farman MF.8

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MF.8
Role Tourism biplane
Manufacturer Farman Aviation Works
Designer Maurice Farman
First flight 1913

The Maurice Farman MF.8 was a biplane floatplane,with a pusherengine, designed and built in France circa. 1913.

Specifications[edit]

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 9.74 m (31 ft 11 in)
  • Wingspan: 19.02 m (62 ft 5 in)
  • Height: 3.90 m (12 ft 10 in)
  • Empty weight: 967 kg (2,132 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,367 kg (3,014 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Renault 8C V-8 air-cooled piston engine, 100 kW (130 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 100 km/h (62 mph, 54 kn)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maurice Farman MF-8 - Hydravion de tourisme - Un siècle d'aviation française". Aviafrance.com. 1999-12-13. Retrieved 2019-01-29.

Further reading[edit]

  • Davilla, Dr. James J.; Soltan, Arthur (1997). French Aircraft of the First World War. Mountain View, CA: Flying Machines Press. ISBN 978-1891268090.
  • Opdycke, Leonard E. (1999). French Aeroplanes before the Great War. Atglen: SchifferPublishing Limited. ISBN 0-7643-0752-5.