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Vought VE reconnaissance / observation plane

 

VE-7

 

VE-7 (above), VE-7S (middle) and VE-7G (below)

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
VE-7 recon / observation 1918 - 1921 53 5/1928 1 MG, Wright-Hispano E-2 engine (150 h. p.)
VE-7F 1921 - 1922 29  
VE-7G training fighter 10/1922 - 1924 24 converted from VE-7 2 MG
VE-9 recon / observation 1927 17 10/1930 1 MG, Wright-Hispano E-3 engine (180 h. p.)

 

Modification

VE-7

Wing span, m

10.40

Length, m

7.44

Height, m

2.67

Wings area, m2

26.92

Empty mass, kg

678

Full flying-off mass, kg

1046

Engine 1 Wright-Hispano E-2
Power, h. p. 150
Maximal speed, km/h 188
Cruise speed, km/h  
Flying range, km 470
Vertical speed, m/s  
Maximal altitude, m 5730
Complement 2
Armament 1 7.6 Lewis MG

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008