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Caudron C.190 / 191 / 192 / 193
 
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C.193
 
The Caudron C.190 was a French two-seat low-wing single-engine sports plane, built by Caudron in the late 1920s. First flown in 1929, the only variant of the C.190 family (C.190/191/192/193) to be built in series was the C.193.
 
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C.193
 
Information in publications is vague, but at least six C.193s were produced (reg. F-AJHG, F-AJOB, F-AJSG, F-AJSH, F-AJSI, F-AJSJ) and one Salmson-powered C.192 (F-AJHF). One aircraft, C.193 F-AJSI, was sold to Great Britain in 1930 and registered as G-ABFX, but returned to France in 1931 to be registered as F-ALLJ.
 
In 1929, aircraft F-AJHF and F-AJHG participated in the Challenge 1929 international touring plane contest, and one of them completed it in 28th place, flown by Raymond Delmotte.
 
In 1930, three C.193s participated in the Challenge 1930 international touring plane contest (F-AJSG, F-AJSH, F-AJSI), Maurice Finat completing it in 17th place and François Arrachart in 24th place.
 
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C.193 during the Challenge 1930
 
Variants:
C.190 - first variant, with 80 hp (58.8 kW) Renault straight engine
C.191 - variant with 95 hp (69.8 kW) Salmson 7AC radial engine
C.192 - variant with 95 hp (69.8 kW) Salmson 7AC radial engine
C.193 - series variant, with 98 hp (72 kW) Renault 4Pb straight engine
 
Variation:
Odier & Bessiere Clino-giro
 
Specifications:
 
C.193
Engine: 1 × Renault 4Pb, 72 kW (97 hp)
Length: 7.48 m (24 ft 6 in)
Wingspan: 11.5 m (37 ft 9 in)
Height: 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in)
Wing area: 13.6 m2 (146 sq ft)
Empty weight: 440 kg (970 lb)
Gross weight: 760 kg (1,676 lb)
Maximum speed: 185 km/h (115 mph; 100 kn)
Cruising speed: 160 km/h (99 mph; 86 kn)
Range: 600 km (373 mi; 324 nmi)
Service ceiling: 4,500 m (14,764 ft)
 
 
 
 
 


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