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Netherlands' Fokker C.X reconnaissance bomber

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Fokker C.X reconnaissance bomber:
Netherland's Fokker C.X reconnaissance bomber
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook
Fokker C.X reconnaissance bomber:
Netherland's Fokker C.X reconnaissance bomber
Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook

Design

The Fokker C.X was designed to replace the Fokker C.V.1

Prototype

The Fokker C.X first flew in 1934.1

Production

Deliveries of the C.X began in 1937.1

  • Fokker: 361
  • Finnish State Aircraft Company: 351
  • Total: 711

Variants

  • C.X (NEI): Built for Netherlands East Indies Army.1 Open cockpit.1 Tail used a skid.1
  • C.X (LVA): Built for Luchtvaartafdeling.1 Enclosed cockpit.1 Had tailwheel.1
  • C.X (Finish built): Heated cockpit.1 Could used skis or wheels.1
  • C.X??: Prototype with Hispano-Suiza 12Yers engine (925 HP).1 20 mm cannon firing through propeller hub.1

Usage

Finland and the Netherlands used the Fokker C.X.1

Finland

The last C.X in Finland was used until 1958.1

Specifications

  Fokker C.X
Type Reconnaissance bomber1
Crew 21
Engine (Type) Rolls-Royce Kestrel2
Cylinders  
Cooling  
Net HP  
Propeller blades  
Dimensions  
Span  
Length  
Height  
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded  
Performance  
Speed  
Cruising speed  
Endurance  
Climb  
Service ceiling  
Range  
Armament  
Upper cowling 2: 7.9 mm MG1
Rear cockpit 1: 7.9 mm MG1
Bombs - under wings 882 lb1
400 kg1
  Fokker C.X (Kestrel engine)
Type  
Crew  
Engine (Type) Rolls-Royce Kestrel V1
Cylinders V 121
Cooling  
Net HP 6501
Propeller blades 21
Dimensions  
Span 33' 4"1
11.99 m1
Length 30' 2"1
9.19 m1
Height 10' 10"1
3.3 m1
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty 3,196 lb1
1,450 kg1
Loaded 4,960 lb1
2,250 kg1
Performance  
Speed 199 mph1
320 kph1
Cruising speed 168 mph1
270 kph1
Endurance  
Climb  
Service ceiling 27,230'1
8,300 m1
Range 516 miles1
830 km1
Armament  
  Fokker C.X (Pegasus engine)
Type  
Crew  
Engine (Type) Bristol Pegasus XXI1
Cylinders Radial 91
Cooling  
Net HP 8351
Propeller blades 21
Dimensions  
Span  
Length 29' 9"1
9.07 m1
Height  
Wing area  
Weight  
Empty  
Loaded 5,512 lb1
2,500 kg1
Performance  
Speed 211 mph1
340 kph1
Cruising speed  
Endurance  
Climb  
Service ceiling 27,560'1
8,400 m1
Range 522 miles1
840 km1
Armament  

Sources:

  1. Aircraft of WWII, Stewart Wilson, 1998
  2. Aeronautics Aircraft Spotters' Handbook, Ensign L. C. Guthman, 1943
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