Voisin 6

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Voisin 6
Role Bomber/Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Voisin
Primary user France
Number built ~50[1]
Engine 155hp Salmson R9 radial
Armament front flexible MG or
front flexible 37mm Hotchkiss cannon
Crew 2
Max Speed 113 km/h (70 mph)[2]
Climb 2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 21:30[2]

The Voisin 6 was a basically a Voisin 5 airframe with the 155hp Salmson R9 radial engine. It was only built in small numbers. Like the Voisin 5, some were armed with a machine gun, others with a 37mm cannon.

For more information, see Wikipedia:Voisin V.

Miniatures and Models

A Voisin 5 makes an excellent substitute.


  1. Davilla, p.556.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Davilla, p.556.
  • Dr. James J. Davilla and Arthur M. Soltan. French Aircraft of the First World War. Flying Machines Press, 1997. ISBN 0-9637110-4-0.