Type: Floatplane, used as a trainer
Engine: 80hp Le Rhone, 5-cylinder rotary or 130-hp Clerget.
Max Speed: 132 km/hr
- Length: 8.30 metres
- Wing Span: 12 metres
Known Serial Numbers: 6, 25
- April 27, 1925 - First Latvian flight of the Caudron (pilot: N.Jevlampjevs)
- July 18, 1925 - Veteran pilot Karlis Skaubitis flies Caudron #6.
- Sept.16, 1925 - Pilot S.Meijers earns five days of house arrest for flying Caudron #6 over the city (presumably Liepaja) at an altitude of only 200m.
- 1928 - The Caudron C.60 also served as a model for a "replacement" copy produced by the Kristine Backman factory in Riga.
- July 29, 1932 - After a major overhaul, #6 is test flown by Capt. E. Karklins.
- January 4, 1933 - a committee is formed to evaluate #6's suitability for continued use.
- April 1929 - A.S.Christine Backman completes the replica of the Caudron C.60. It utilized
a 130-hp Clerget, and did not need help to start as the engine could be started by turning a hand
crank in the front cockpit.
- April 24, 1929 - Caudron #25 is accepted by the Naval Aviation Unit.
- Caudron #25 (built by A.S. Christine Backman) remained in service until April 1, 1934. It was
subsequently donated to the Liepajas LAK Sport Flying School.
- January 9, 1938 - Caudron #25 is destroyed in a fire at LAK's hangar.
Bruvelis, Edvins. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
Profile courtesy of Arvo Vercamer