Farman H.F.22bis

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Farman H.F.22bis
Role Floatplane
Manufacturer Farman
Primary users Roundel of the French Air Force before 1945.svg France
RAF Type A Roundel.svg U.K. (RNAS)
Roundel of Greece.svg Greece
ItalianRoundelGreen.png Italy
Imperial Russian Aviation Roundel.svg Russia
Developed from Farman H.F.22
Engine 80-100hp Gnome Lambda
Armament none or one forward flexible MG
Crew 2
Max Speed 90 km/h (56 mph) [1][note 1]
Climb 2000m in 40min [1][note 2]
Ceiling 3,000 m (9,840 ft) [2]

The Henri Farman H.F.22bis or H.F.22-H was the floatplane version of the was a Farman H.F.22. They were more common than the landplane version, and they flew France, Denmark, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Switzerland, and the RNAS. In Italy it was known as the H.F.22-H and in Russia the H.F.22bis. [3]

Dux built both the Farman XXII and XXIIbis, as they called them, for both reconnaissance and training. [4]

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

References[edit]

Notes
  1. Durkota gives 118km/h for 100hp 22bis.[2]
  2. 1000m in 8:30 and 2000m in 23:00 for 100hp 22bis.[2]
Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 Davilla, p.213.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Durkota, p.357.
  3. Davilla, p.212.
  4. Durkota, p.347.
Bibliography
  • Dr. James J. Davilla and Arthur M. Soltan. French Aircraft of the First World War. Flying Machines Press, 1997. ISBN 0-9637110-4-0.
  • Alan Durkota, Thomas Darcey, and Victor Kulikov. The Imperial Russian Air Service. Flying Machines Press, 1995. ISBN 0-9637110-2-4