Specifications – Farman F.222

Crew: five or six

Length: 21.5m (70 ft 4 in)
Wingspan: 36.2m (118 ft 1 in)
Height: 5.2m (17 ft)
Wing area: 188 m2 (2,023.6 ft2)
Empty weight: 10,488 kg (23,122 lb)
Loaded weight: 18,700 kg (41,226 lb)
Powerplant: 4 × Gnome-Rhône 14N-11
radial engines 708 kW (950 hp) each

Performance:

Maximum speed: 320 km/h (199 mph)
at 3,960 m (13,000 ft)
Cruise speed: 280 km/h (174 mph)
at 3960 m (13,000 ft)
Range: 1,995 km (1,245 miles)
Service ceiling: 8,460 m (26,245 ft)
Rate of climb:473 m/min (1,552 ft/min)

Armament:

Guns: three 7.5mm MAC 1934
manually aimed in nose turret
dorsal and ventral positions
Bombs: 5,190 kg (9,240 lb) (F.222/2)

Farman F.222

Farman F.222

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