Farman MF.11 Shorthorn

Reconnaissance Biplane

Farman MF.11 Shorthorn, Belgian Air Force, X-3, Legermuseum Brussel © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Farman MF.11 is a single-engine two-seat reconnaissance and light bomber biplane aircraft produced by the French manufacturer Avions Farman - Société Henri et Maurice Farman.
The MF.11 was widely used, eg. by the French Air Force, Belgian Air Force, Swiss Air Force, Royal Flying Corps, Royal Naval Air Service but also by the Australian Flying Corps and the Imperial Russian Air Force. The MF.11 was license built in Italy under the Designation SIA 5 and in the UK as the S.11.
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelRenault 70 hp
Engine Power52 kW70 hp
Speed100 km/h54 kts
  62 mph
Service Ceiling3.800 m12.467 ft
Empty Weight550 kg1.213 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight840 kg1.852 lbs
Wing Span16,15 m52 ft 12 in
Wing Area57,0 m²614 ft²
Length9,48 m31 ft 1 in
Height3,90 m12 ft 10 in
First Flight1913
Production Statusout of production
Data for (Version)Farman MF.11

[Photo-ID: 6530] © Karsten Palt 2013-04-01
Farman MF.11 Shorthorn, Belgian Air Force, X-3, c/n ,© Karsten Palt, 2013Farman
MF.11 Shorthorn
Belgian Air Force
Reg.: X-3
Koninklijk Legermuseum [Brussel]