Nardi FN.310

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Nardi FN.310
Nardi F.N.310.jpg
Role Four-seat touring monoplane
National origin Italy
Manufacturer Fratelli Nardi
First flight 1936
Developed from Nardi FN.305

The Nardi FN.310 was an Italian four-seat touring monoplane similar but larger than the earlier Nardi FN.305 and produced by the Fratelli Nardi company.

Development[edit]

First flown in 1936 the FN.310 was a four-seat touring monoplane powered by a single 200 hp (149 kW) Fiat A.70S radial engine.[1] It had two pairs of side-by-side seats although an ambulance variant had room for stretcher instead of the rear seats.[2]

Specifications (FN.310)[edit]

Nardi FN.310 3-view drawing from L'Aerophile July 1939

Data from Les Ailes 19 February 1939[3]

General characteristics

  • Crew: One
  • Capacity: Three passengers
  • Wingspan: 10 m (32 ft 10 in)
  • Height: 2.20 m (7 ft 3 in)
  • Wing area: 16 m2 (170 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 650 kg (1,433 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,150 kg (2,535 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Fiat A.70S 7-cylinder radial, 130 kW (180 hp)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed , constant speed

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 300 km/h (190 mph, 160 kn) at ground leval
  • Minimum control speed: 90 km/h (56 mph, 49 kn)
  • Range: 1,400 km (870 mi, 760 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 6,000 m (20,000 ft)
  • Time to altitude: 30 min to 5,000 m (16,000 ft)
  • Take-off distance: 210 m (690 ft)
  • Landing distance: 250 m (820 ft)


References[edit]

  1. ^ Thompson, Jonathan (1963). Italian Civil and Military Aircraft, 1930-1945. Los Angeles: Aero Publishers. p. 214. ISBN 978-1-2584-4296-5.
  2. ^ Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 849. ISBN 978-1-8517-0324-1.
  3. ^ Frachet, André (16 February 1939). "L'avion de tourisme Nardi "F.N.-310"". Les Ailes (in French) (922): 9.
  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.