Renard R.17

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Renard R.17
Role Four-seat cabin monoplane
National origin Belgium
Manufacturer Renard
First flight 1931
Number built 1

The Renard R.17 was a Belgian four-seat cabin monoplane designed and built by Societé Anonyme des Avions et Moteurs Renard. The R.17 was a high-wing cantilever monoplane, the cantilever wing an unusual feature when most contemporary aircraft still had braced wings. Designed as a high-speed transport for fresh flowers, no aircraft were ordered and the only R.17 was retained by the company until 1946.


General characteristics

  • Crew: 1 (pilot)
  • Capacity: 3 (passengers)
  • Wingspan: 9.20 m (30 ft 2¼ in)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Renard engine, 75 kW (100 hp)


  • Maximum speed: 273 km/h (170 mph)


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  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.