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Warbird Picture - Caudron C.60 at St Cyr l'Ecole airfield, Paris, in May 1957

Caudron C.60 Aircraft Information

Caudron C.60

C.60 "Aiglon"

Warbird Picture - Caudron C.60 at St Cyr l'Ecole airfield, Paris, in May 1957

Picture - Caudron C.60 at St Cyr l'Ecole airfield, Paris, in May 1957

Role: Training aircraft
Manufacturer: Caudron
Primary users: French Air Force Finnish Air Force Latvian Air Force Venezuelan Air Force Spanish Republican Air Force
Developed from: Caudron C.59

Caudron C.60 was a French, two-seat biplane with a single engine and a canvas-covered fuselage of the 1920s and 1930s. The French aircraft manufacturer Caudron developed this aircraft from the Caudron C.59. It was mainly used as a trainer aircraft.

The Caudron C.60 was used in France, Finland, Latvia, and in Venezuela.

Airplane Picture - A Caudron C.60 at the Musee d'L'Air

Picture - A Caudron C.60 at the Musee d'L'Air

Operational history


The Finnish Air Force purchased 30 Caudron C.60s from France in 1923. A further 34 aircraft were licence built in Finland between 1927-1928. The Finnish Air Force had a total of 64 64 Caudron C.60s. The French-manufactured aircraft carried the codes 1E20 - 1E30 and 1F31 - 1F49, and later CA-20 - CA-9. The Finnish-manufactured ones carried the codes CA-61 - CA-94.

The aircraft was in use between 1923-1936.



Finnish Air Force


French Air Force


Latvian Air Force


Spanish Republican Air Force


Venezuelan Air Force


The Finnish Aviation Museum in Vantaa has one of the Finnish-manufactured C.60s (CA-84)

Specifications (C.60)

Data from Suomen ilmavoimien lentokoneet

General characteristics

Crew: two
Length: 7.50 m (26 ft 7 in)
Wingspan: 10.24 m (33 ft 7 in)
Height: 2.60 m (8 ft 6 in)
Wing area: 26.00 m (279.7 ft)
Empty weight: 505 kg (1,111 lb)
Loaded weight: kg (lb)
Useful load: kg (kg)
Max takeoff weight: 862 kg (1,896 lb)
Powerplant: 1x Clerget 9B radial engine, 97 kW (130 hp)


Never exceed speed: km/h (knots, mph)
Maximum speed: 150 km/h (81 knots, 93 mph)
Cruise speed: km/h (knots, mph)
Stall speed: km/h (knots, mph)
Range: km (nm, mi)
Service ceiling: 4,000 m (13,120 ft)
Rate of climb: m/s (ft/min)
Wing loading: kg/m (lb/ft)
Power/mass: W/kg (hp/lb)
Endurance: 5 hours

Kalevi Keskinen, Kyxsti Partonen, Kari Stenman, Suomen Ilmavoimat I 1918-27, 2005. ISBN 952-99432-2-9.
Kalevi Keskinen, Kari Stenman, Klaus Niska, Suomen ilmavoimien lentokoneet 1918-1939, Tietoteos, 1976.

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