Nardi / Piaggio FN.305

Trainer / Liaison Aircraft

Nardi-Piaggio FN.305 © Aldo Bidini
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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.
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