Farman H.F.23

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The Henri Farman H.F.23 was a Farman H.F.20 with a wider wingspan and 80 or 160hp Gnome engine, produced in small numbers in both landplane and floatplane versions. [3]

Farman H.F.23
Role Reconnaissance or Seaplane
Manufacturer Farman
Primary users Roundel of the French Air Force before 1945.svg France
Roundel of the Swedish Air Force.svg Sweden
Developed from Farman H.F.20
Engine 80hp Gnome Lambda rotary or
160hp Gnome
Crew 2
Max Speed 95 km/h (59 mph)[1] to 100 km/h (62 mph)[2]
Climb 2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 30min [1]
Ceiling 2,750 m (9,020 ft)[2]
Endurance 3:30 [2]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Farman HF.20.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Davilla, p.214.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Munson, p.22.
  3. Davilla, p.214.
  • Dr. James J. Davilla and Arthur M. Soltan. French Aircraft of the First World War. Flying Machines Press, 1997. ISBN 0-9637110-4-0.
  • Kenneth Munson, Bombers: Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1914-1919. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1968, Blandford Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0753721711