Specifications – Renard R.31

Crew: 2
Length: 9.20 m (30 ft 2 in)
Wingspan: 14.40 m (47 feet 2¾ inches)
Height: 2.92 m (9 ft 7 in)
Wing area: 32 m² (344 ft²)
Empty weight: 1,330 kg (2,926 lb)
Loaded weight: 2,130 kg (4,686 lb)
Powerplant: 1 × Rolls-Royce Kestrel IIS V-12
liquid-cooled engine, 358 kW (480 hp)

Performance:

Maximum speed: 294 km/h (159 knots, 183 mph)
at 4,000 m (13,120 ft)
Cruise speed: 238 km/h (129 knots, 148 mph)
Range: 650 km (351 nm, 404 mi)
Service ceiling: 8,750 m (28,700 ft)
Wing loading: 66.6 kg/m² (13.6 lb/ft²)
Power/mass: 0.17 kW/kg (0.10 hp/lb)
Climb to 2,000 m (6,560 ft): 5.5 min
Climb to 5,000 m (16,400 ft): 11.7 min

Armament: One or two forward-firing 7.62 mm Vickers machine guns
and one 7.62 mm Lewis machine gun in flexible mount in rear cockpit

Renard R.31

Renard R.31

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