Caudron R.11 Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1918
Type: Escort Fighter / Light Bomber / Reconnaissance Aircraft
National Origin: France
Manufacturer(s): Caudron - France
Production Total: 370
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 3
Overall Length: 27.89 feet (8.5 meters)
Overall Width: 38.71 feet (11.80 meters)
Overall Height: 9.51 feet (2.90 meters)
Weight (Empty): 3,135 lb (1,422 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 4,773 lb (2,165 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 2 x Hispano-Suiza 8Ba liquid-cooled in-line engines developing 220 horsepower each.
Maximum Speed: 114 mph (183 kph; 99 knots)
Service Ceiling: 19,521 feet (5,950 meters; 3.70 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
5 x 7.7mm (0.303") Lewis machine guns on flexible mountings
Up to 265 lb of external stores.
Global Operators / Customers
France; United States
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
Cau R.11 - Base Series Designation
Cau R.12 - Experimental variant based on the R.11 but fitted with larger engines.
Cau R.14 - Variant of the R bomber series appearing in August of 1918.