Farman HF.20

Reconnaissance Biplane

Farman HF.20, Royal Dutch AF / Koninklijke Luchtmacht, LA-2, Replica © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Farman HF.20 is a single engine two seat reconnaissance biplane aircraft produced by the French manufacturer Société Henri et Maurice Farman.
Propulsion1 Rotary Engine
Engine ModelGnome 7 Lambda
Engine Power60 kW80 hp
Speed106 km/h57 kts
  66 mph
Service Ceiling3.000 m9.842 ft
Rate of climb90 m/min295 ft/min
Range300 km162 NM
186 mi.
Empty Weight385 kg849 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight710 kg1.565 lbs
Wing Span15,58 m51 ft 1 in
Wing Area46,0 m²495 ft²
Length8,80 m28 ft 10 in
Height3,20 m10 ft 6 in
First Flight1913
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1913-1916
Developed fromFarman MF.11
Data for (Version)Farman HF.22
VariantsHF.20, HF.21, HF.22, HF.23, HF.24, HF.25, HF.27