Fieseler F 5

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Fieseler F 5

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Barry, 17.05.2016 17:55

Developed from the earlier F4, the F5 retained many of the features of the earlier plane except it had a two spar wing. The top decking aft of the rear cockpit opened to reveal a large locker capable of carrying a spare propeller or skis. There were some 29+ built the first flying in 1933, but only one survived the war (which featured an enclosed cabin) but this was written off in France in 1968

Power plant 1 x 80 h.p. Hirth HM.60R inverted 4 cylinder in line air cooled engine
Span 32'10" Length 21'8" Height 7'7" Wing area 146 sq ft
Empty weight 870 lb Take off weight 1,455 lb
Max speed 124 mph Cruising speed 109 mph Range 620 miles
Service ceiling 13,780 ft


P. Kroonenberg, e-mail, 30.08.2012 21:59

According my observations, this must be the F-5 prototype.
Very good picture.


oscar azevedo, e-mail, 01.01.2009 00:34

I have been for long, a devoted Fieseler collector- I would like to know the source (or if an original) of this photo.


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