The Full Wiki

Farman MF.7: Wikis

Advertisements
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Did you know ...


More interesting facts on Farman MF.7

Include this on your site/blog:

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

MF.7
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Farman Aviation Works
Designed by Maurice Farman
Introduction 1913
Retired 1915
Primary users French Air Force
Royal Flying Corps

The Maurice Farman MF.7 Longhorn is a French reconnaissance biplane developed before World War I, which served in both the French and British air services in the early stages of the war before being used as a trainer aircraft.

Contents

Design and development

It had a single Renault "pusher" engine. Its name derived from the distinctive front-mounted elevator and elongated skids.

Operational history

  • Sixty MF.7s were sold to Norway and served with the Norwegian Army Air Service.
  • The Farman was used by the Imperial Japanese forces in the World War I Battle of Tsingtao, with one downed by the German force's sole working aircraft.

Operators

 Australia
 Belgium
 Denmark
 France
 Greece
 Italy
 Japan
 Norway
 Russia
 Spain
 United Kingdom

Survivors

Specifications (MF.7)

Data from Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft[1][2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: Two (pilot & observer)
  • Length: 11.35 m (37 ft 2 in)
  • Wingspan: 15.40 m (50 ft 5 in)
  • Height: 3.45 m (11 ft 4 in)
  • Loaded weight: 855 kg (1,885 lb)
  • Powerplant:Renault 80 hp 8-cylinder air-cooled inline engine, 52 kW (70 hp)

Performance

Armament

None

See also

Related development

Related lists

References

  1. ^ Jackson, Robert, The Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft, Paragon, 2002. ISBN 0-75258-130-9
  2. ^ Angelucci, Enzo (1983). The Rand McNally encyclopedia of military aircraft, 1914-1980. The Military Press. pp. 21. ISBN 0-517-41021 4.  

External links

Advertisements

Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message