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France's C.A.O. 700 heavy bomber

Design

The C.A.O. 700 was to be a heavy bomber that was designed in 1937.

Prototype

On June 24, 1940, the prototype was getting ready for its first flight when the armistice was announced and the test was ended.

Specifications

  C.A.O. 700
Type Heavy Bomber
Crew  
Engine (Type) 4: Gnome-Rhône 14 N
Cylinders  
Cooling  
Net HP 1,140 each
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span 82' 6"
Length 62' 3"
Height  
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Normal load  
Loaded  
Performance  
Speed 340 mph
Cruising speed  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range  
Range - maximum  
Armament  

Sources:

  1. World War II Airplanes Volume 1, Enzo Angelucci, Paolo Matricardi, 1976
20th Century American Military History Crucial Site