Voisin 10

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Voisin 10
Voisin 10 Bn.2 dwg.jpg
Role Bomber/Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Voisin
Introduction early 1918 [1]
Primary user Roundel of the French Air Force before 1945.svg France
Number built ~900 [2]
Wingspan 18.8 m (61 ft 8 in) [3]
Engine 280[2]-300[1]hp Renault 12Fe
Armament front flexible MG or
37mm Hotchkiss cannon
300 kg (660 lb) of bombs
Crew 2
Max Speed 135 km/h (84 mph)[4]
Climb 2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 14:30[3]-20:00[5]
3,000 m (9,800 ft) in 26:50[3]
4,000 m (13,100 ft) in 50:00[3]
Range 350 km (220 mi)[5]
Endurance 3:00[3] - 5:00 [5]

The French Voisin 10 was an improved variant of the Voisin 8 two-seat pusher. The predecessor's Peugeot engine was found to be unreliable, but an excellent replacement was found in the 280hp Renault 12Fe used in the Voisin 10. The improved output allowed a larger fuselage and bomb load and a larger rudder. Roughly 900 Voisin 10's were built during the war, and they were very active in 1918 with several units, most famously as night bombers. The factory designated the Type 10 as the E.54 or the LAR. A cannon armed variant, the Voisin 10 Ca2 (designation LBR) saw some action, but Voisins by this time were seen less and less in the daytime.

For more information, see Wikipedia:Voisin X.

Timeline [note 1]

Game Data

Wings of Glory

Unofficial Stats
Version Availability Maneuver Damage Dmg Points Max Alt. Climb
LAR with Lewis gun early18-end XD B (360° high) 15 14 6
LBR with cannon XD C/- 15 14 6

Miniatures and Models

1:144 Scale

1:285/6mm/1:288 Scale


Isometric Top Views


  1. Plane counts are approximate and based of escadrille usage in Davilla'97.
  1. 1.0 1.1 Lamberton, p.102.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Davilla, p.563.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Lamberton, p.218-220.
  4. Davilla, p.565.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Davilla, p.561.
  • Dr. James J. Davilla and Arthur M. Soltan. French Aircraft of the First World War. Flying Machines Press, 1997. ISBN 0-9637110-4-0.
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962. ISBN 9780900435027