Caudron C-670

Caudron C-670
Caudron C-670
A prototype twin-engined high-speed bomber based on C.640 mail-carrier, flown in March 1937; it accommodated a crew of three comprising a bomb-aimer in the nose and the pilot and gunner under a raised glazed canopy,
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intended armament was two 20mm cannon, one 7.5mm machine-gun and two bombs of either 100kg or 250kg depending on target distance; performance similar to C.640,
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dimensions and weights slightly increased; bore the provisional service serial FW-006, but soon abandoned.
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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  2640
Practical ceiling, m   7000
Crew, attendees       3
Weapons:     
Two 20mm HS9 cannons,
One 7.5mm MAC-34 Machine gun,
Bomb load – 200 kg, 500 kg in overload
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Credits-
1-Alternative History – Ivan Byakin. 
2-Un siècle d’aviation francaise – Caudron C.670.
3-Andre Hauet – Les Avions Caudron.
4-Le Fana de l’Aviation 1973-03, Edouard Mihaly – Caudron-Renault C.670.
5-Le Fana de l’Aviation 1993-03, Edouard Mihaly & Harry Roninson – Les Caudron-Renault “Typhon”.
6-Wikipedia.

 

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