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Macchi M.5 fighter flying boat

M.5

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
M.5 fighter 1917 - 1918 144 late 1920s Isotta-Fraschini V.4B engine (160 hp)
M.5 mod. fighter 1918 100 late 1920s Isotta-Fraschini V.6 engine (250hp), 205 km/h

 

Modification

M.5

M.5 mod.

Wing span, m

11.90

11.90

Length, m

8.06

8.06

Height, m

2.85 2.85

Wings area, m2

28.00 28.00

Empty mass, kg

755

755

Full flying-off mass, kg

970

1085
Engine 1 Isotta-Fraschini V.4B 1 Isotta-Fraschini V.6B
Power, h. p. 160 250
Maximal speed, km/h 190 205
Cruise speed, km/h 165 180
Flying range, km 570 600
Vertical speed, m/s    
Maximal altitude, m 4600 6000
Complement 1 1
Armament 2 7.7 Vickers MG (2 - 3) x 7.7 Vickers MG

M.5

 

Ivan Gogin, 2009