Hanriot HD.17

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Role Seaplane trainer
National origin France
Manufacturer Hanriot
First flight 1923
Primary user Aéronautique Maritime
Number built >50

The Hanriot HD.17 was a French trainer seaplane of the 1920s. It was essentially a floatplane version of the ubiquitous HD.14 with a revised tail and a more powerful engine. Over 50 examples were operated by the Aéronautique Maritime, of which seven were converted to landplanes. A small number of HD.17s were exported to Estonia and Latvia. Further development resulted in the HD.41H.


Floatplane trainer derived from the Hanriot HD.14
Further development of the HD.17 as a floatlane trainer.



Specifications (HD.17)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: Two, pilot and instructor
  • Length: 8.33 m (27 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.26 m (33 ft 8 in)
  • Height: 3.25 m (10 ft 8 in)
  • Wing area: 34.9 m2 (376 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 725 kg (1,600 lb)
  • Gross weight: 980 kg (2,160 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Clerget 9B, 100 kW (130 hp)


  • Maximum speed: 120 km/h (75 mph)
  • Range: 200 km (125 miles)

See also[edit]

Related lists


  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 470. 
  • World Aircraft Information Files. London: Bright Star Publishing. pp. File 896 Sheet 11.