Nardi / Piaggio FN.305

Trainer / Liaison Aircraft

Nardi-Piaggio FN.305 © Aldo Bidini
Photo ©: Aldo Bidini (photos at airliners.net)
The Nardi FN.305 is a single-engine two-seat trainer and liaison aircraft developed by the Italian manufacturer Fratelli Nardi and produced by Piaggio Aero.
FN.305B and FN.305C were single-seat variants (built in unknown numbers). The FN.305 was also produced under license by IAR in Romania.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelAlfa Romeo 115
Engine Power138 kW185 hp
Speed300 km/h162 kts
  186 mph
Service Ceiling6.000 m19.685 ft
Range620 km335 NM
386 mi.
Empty Weight704 kg1.552 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight984 kg2.169 lbs
Wing Span8,47 m27 ft 9 in
Wing Area12,0 m129 ft
Length6,98 m22 ft 11 in
Height2,10 m6 ft 11 in
First Flight19.01.1935
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1937-1943
Total Production> 500
Data for (Version)Nardi FN.305A
VariantsNardi / Piaggio FN.305A, FN.305B, FN.305C, FN.305D