Fokker C.V Series

Specifications

1st Flight 1928

C.V

Crew: 2

Length: 9.25 m (30 ft 4 in)

Wingspan: 12.50 m (41 ft 0 in)

Height: 3.3 m (10 ft 10 in)

Wing area: 39.30 m2 (423.0 sq ft)

Empty weight: 1,920 kg (4,233 lb)

Max takeoff weight: 2,145 kg (4,729 lb)

Powerplant: 1 × Rolls Royce Kestrel VIIb V-12 liquid-cooled piston engine, 470 kW (630 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed: 250 km/h (160 mph, 130 kn)

Cruise speed: 180 km/h (110 mph, 97 kn)

Range: 1,000 km (620 mi, 540 nmi)

Service ceiling: 6,500 m (21,300 ft)

Armament

Guns: 2 × 7.9 mm (.31 in) FN synchronized fixed machine guns, 1 × 7.9 mm (.31 in) Lewis machine gun on flexible mount in the rear

Bombs: 200 kg (440 lb) of bombs under wings

Variants

The Fokker C.V was a Dutch light reconnaissance and bomber biplane aircraft manufactured by Fokker.

It was designed by Anthony Fokker and the series manufacture began in 1924 at Fokker in Amsterdam.

C.V-A

(or C.Va) reconnaissance aircraft

C.V-B

(or C.Vb) reconnaissance aircraft, 18 built.

C.V-C

(or C.Vc) ground attack aircraft. Users: the Netherlands 6, Bolivia 5

C.V-D

(or C.Vd) reconnaissance, bomber and escort fighter. Users: Finland 2, Denmark 49, Hungary 68 (Ds and Es), the Netherlands 119 (VIs, Ds and Cs), Norway 27, Sweden 2, Switzerland 3, Germany 15 (Ds and Es).

C.V-E

(or C.Ve) light bomber. Users: Finland 17, Denmark 31, Hungary 68 (Ds and Es), the Netherlands 18, KNIL 20, Germany 15 (Ds and Es), Norway 46, Sweden 51, Switzerland 61.

C.V-W

C.V-C floatplane. One built.

C.VI

reconnaissance aircraft with Hispano-Suiza engine, 33 converted from C.V-D

C.IX

reconnaissance variant of C.V-E with Hispano-Suiza 12N engine; five built for Netherlands, one exported to Switzerland

IMAM Ro.1 and Ro.1-bis

Italian licence built light bomber; 349 manufactured

Manfred Weiss WM-9 Budapest

licence-built Fokker C.V-E

Manfred Weiss WM-11 Budapest

Hungarian licence-built Fokker C.V-D

Manfred Weiss WM-14 Budapest

Hungarian licence-built Fokker C.V-D

Manfred Weiss WM-16 Budapest

WM-16A with 410 kW (550 hp) Gnome-Rhône 9K Mistral, 9 built

WM-16B with 641.3 kW (860 hp) Gnome-Rhône 14K Mistral Major, 9 built

Manfred Weiss WM-21 Sólyom

development of WM-16

Number built   

C.VI: 33

C.V-B: 18

C.V-C: 16

C.V-D: 212

C.V-E: 327

Ro.1 and Ro.1-bis: 349.

Total Aircraft Built: 955

 

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