Caproni Ca.25

The Caproni Ca.25 was a single-engine monoplane made by the Italian company Aeronautica Caproni in 1914.

Caproni Ca.25
Role multipurpose aircraft
Manufacturer Caproni
Designer Giovanni Battista Caproni
First flight 1914
Number built 1

Design

The Ca.25 was similar to the Caproni Ca.22 in being of high-wing parasol design, but differed in the installation of the autoresistance system.[1]

Despite the very modest flight characteristics of a single copy of the aircraft was purchased by the military and was used for test flights.

Specifications

Data from Gli aeroplani Caproni – Studi – Progetti – Realizzazioni 1908-1935[1],Aeroplani Caproni – Gianni Caproni ideatore e costruttore di ali italiane[2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 8.67 m (28 ft 5 in)
  • Wingspan: 8.88 m (29 ft 2 in)
  • Height: 3.29 m (10 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 19.5 m2 (210 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 300 kg (661 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Anzani 6-cyl air-cooled radial piston engine , 30 kW (40 hp)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed wooden fixed-pitch propeller

Performance

  • Endurance: 5 hours

References

  1. Gli aeroplani Caproni – Studi – Progetti – Realizzazioni 1908-1935 (in Italian). Edizione del Museo Caproni. 1937.
  2. Abate, Rosario; Alegi, Gregory; Apostolo, Giorgio (1992). Aeroplani Caproni – Gianni Caproni ideatore e costruttore di ali italiane (in Italian) (Italian (also available in English) ed.). Museo Caproni. p. 241.
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