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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

Finland

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.

Operators

Finland

Finnish Air Force

France

French Air Force

Latvia

Latvian Air Force

Spain

Spanish Republican Air Force

Venezuela

Venezuelan Air Force

Survivors

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)

Performance

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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