Investigated

FOKKER C.V


Fokker C.V



Source: Fokker (Holland)

Considered: May 1926

Type:
C.5d 2-seat fighter/reconnaissance
C.5e 2-seat light bomber/reconnaissance

Engine: Bristol Jupiter (400 - 450 hp)

Dimensions
Length: 9.53 m
Wing Span: 15.3 / 12.5 m
Height: 3.30 m
Max Speed: 230 kph

Range: 500 km

Maximum Ceiling: 5500 m

Crew: 2




NOTES

  • In late May the Fokker offices must have received an enquiry from the Latvian military, as their records show prices and particulars quoted:
    • C.5, excl. Machine Guns, Machine Gun-ring and motor
    • C.5d 18.360, test flying 575. Crating, c.i.f.delivery Riga, insurance 1.907. For 2 a/c in 2 crates.
    • C.5e resp. 19.170, 575, 2.116.
    • Motor Jupiter 400 hp. Motor and armament are supplied by the client, for equipment models could be provided.
    • Crating etc. for one a/c in 2 crates: C.5d 2.689, C.5e 3.089.
  • The Fokker C.V may have been under consideration during the DH9A or, more likely, the Letov S.16 purchase.


Sources
  • All information in the notes section generously provided by F.Gerdessen



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