Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5

Fighter Biplane

Royal Aircraft Factory, SE.5A, ex Royal AF, Reg. F938, c/n 687/2404, Royal Air F © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 is a single-engine single-seat fighter biplane aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Royal Aircraft Factory.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelHispano-Suiza 8B
Engine Power149 kW200 hp
Speed222 km/h120 kts
  138 mph
Service Ceiling6.706 m22.000 ft
Range483 km261 NM
300 mi.
Empty Weight639 kg1.409 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight902 kg1.989 lbs
Wing Span8,12 m26 ft 8 in
Wing Area22,7 m244 ft
Length6,38 m20 ft 11 in
Height2,90 m9 ft 6 in
First Flight22.11.1916
Production Statusout of production
Total Production5205
ICAO CodeSE5R
Data for (Version)RAF S.E.5a
VariantsS.E.5, S.E.5a, S.E.5b, Eberhart S.E.5e

[Photo-ID: 5388] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Royal Aircraft Factory / Eberhart S.E.5e, United States Army Air Service, AC 22-325, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2012Royal Aircraft Factory / Eberhart
S.E.5e
United States Army Air Service
Reg.: AC 22-325
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 7240] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Royal Aircraft Factory SE.5A, , G-EBIA, c/n 654/2404, Karsten Palt, 2013Royal Aircraft Factory
SE.5A
Reg.: G-EBIA
c/n: 654/2404
 
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 7241] Karsten Palt 2013-05-19
Royal Aircraft Factory SE.5A, , G-EBIA, c/n 654/2404, Karsten Palt, 2013Royal Aircraft Factory
SE.5A
Reg.: G-EBIA
c/n: 654/2404
 
The Shuttleworth Collection [Old Warden Aerodrome Biggleswade]
[Photo-ID: 12468] Karsten Palt 2016-04-12
Royal Aircraft Factory SE.5A, , NX910A, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Royal Aircraft Factory
SE.5A
Reg.: NX910A
 
Replica
Museum of Flight [Seattle, WA]
[Photo-ID: 1207] Karsten Palt 2008-07-16
Royal Aircraft Factory SE.5A, Royal Air Force, F938, c/n 687/2404, Karsten Palt, 2008Royal Aircraft Factory
SE.5A
Royal Air Force
Reg.: F938
c/n: 687/2404
 
Royal Air Force Museum [London-Hendon]