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Voisin IV

History

The Voisin Type L or I, was developed for the French army in 1912. Tests were successful and there were some seventy examples were built in France, and a few in Russia.

It was succeeded by the Voisin LA or the Voisin type III, many of which were built because of the war

The Voisin III was followed by an improved type LB, Voisin type IV and LBS, the Voisin V.

The larger type LC or Voisin VII, followed in 1916, but was not successful and there were only a hundred were built.

 

Technical information
Dimensions:
Length: 10,28 m Wingspan: 14,74 m
Height: 3,8 m Wing area: 49,66 m2
Weights:
Empty weight: 1122 kg Max. start weight: 1400 kg
Performances:
Max. speed: 96 km/hr Rate of climb: - m/min
Range: - km Service ceiling: - m
Miscellaneous:
Engine type: One Salmson 9R rated 120 hp
Crew: Two men: one aviator plus one observer/air gunner
Armament: One 37 mm Hotschkiss canon