Caudron Typhon

1st Flight 1937

A prototype twin-engine high-speed bomber based on the C.640 mail-carrier, it accommodated a crew of three, intended armament was two 20mm cannons, one 7.5mm machine-gun and two bombs of either 100kg or 250kg depending on target distance, performance was similar to C.640, dimensions and weights slightly increased, the provisional service serial FW-006 was given, the project was soon abandoned.

          Specifications            

Modification C. 670

Wingspan, m 14.80

The length of the aircraft, 11.60

The height of the plane, m 3.00

Wing area, m2 28.00

Weight, kg   

Empty plane 2127

Maximum take-off 3704

Engine type, 2 DD Renault 454

Power, hp 2 x 220

Top speed, km/h 405

Cruise speed, km/h 382

Practical range, km 7640

Practical ceiling, m 7000

Crew, 3

Armament    

Two 20mm HS9 cannons,

One 7.5mm MAC-34 Machine gun,

Bomb load – 200 kg, 500 kg in overload.

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