Dewoitine HD.412

The Dewoitine HD.412 was a prototype French racing floatplane of the 1930s.

HD.412
Role Racing floatplane
National origin France
Manufacturer Dewoitine
First flight 1931
Status Prototype
Number built 1

Design

The HD.412 was a low-wing monoplane racer of all-metal construction. It used floats for takeoff and landing on water.

Variants

D.40 
1929 : racing trainer (project)
HD.40 
1930 : seaplane, racing trainer, derivative of the D.40 (project)
D.41 
1930 : racing trainer (project)
HD.41 
1930 : seaplane, racing trainer, derivative of the D.41 (project)
HD.41 
1930 : seaplane, racer
HD.410 
1930 : renamed racer HD.41
HD.411 
1931 : seaplane, racer (project)
HD.412 
1931

Specifications

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: one
  • Length: 8.70 m (28 ft 7 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.60 m (31 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 3.70 m (12 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 1.115 m2 (12.00 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 727 kg (1,602 lb)
  • Gross weight: 944 kg (2,082 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Hispano-Suiza 18R W-18 liquid-cooled piston engine, 1,200 kW (1,600 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 565 km/h (351 mph, 305 kn)

See also

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