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Bo.11
Role Two-seat general purpose monoplane
National origin France
Manufacturer Etablissements Borel
First flight 1911
Primary user French Air Force

The Borel Bo.11 was a French two-seat general purpose monoplane designed and built by Borel.[1]

Design and development[]

The Bo.11 was mid-wing monoplane from 1911 with wire-braced wings and latarel control by wing warping.[1] It was powered by a 52 kW (70 hp) Gnome rotary piston engine.[1] The Bo.11 served with the Aéronautique Militaire at military air training schools and at a civil flying school at Buc.[1] The aircraft could be fitted with twin floats.

Specifications[]

Data from [1]The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 6.70 m (21 ft 11¾ in)
  • Wingspan: 9.60 m (31 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 2.50 m (8 ft 2½ in)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Gnome rotary piston engine, 52 kW (70 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 90 km/h (56 mph)
  • Cruising speed: 70 km/h (43 mph)

See also[]

  • Bleriot XI-2
  • List of seaplanes and amphibious aircraft

References[]

Notes[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Orbis 1985, p. 820

Bibliography[]

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

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