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Loening M reconnaissance plane - fighter

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
M-8-0 recon - fighter 8/1920 - 3/1921 10 7/1921 ---
M-8-1 36 minor alterations

 

Modification

M-8-0

Wing span, m

9.98

Length, m

6.55

Height, m

 

Wings area, m2

 

Empty mass, kg

 

Full flying-off mass, kg

938

Engine 1 Hispano-Suiza V-8
Power, h. p. 300
Maximal speed, km/h 233
Cruise speed, km/h  
Flying range, km  
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m  
Complement 2
Armament 2 7.6 Lewis MG

6 M-8 had interchangeable chassis.

M-8-1

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008