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Caudron G.3

Caudron G.3 with an 80 H.P. Le Rhone C air-cooled rotary engine from Olde Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Rhinebeck, New York. At the beginning of the war, the Caudron was used for reconnaissance and artillery registration, and as a training plane. It was easy to fly and had a rapid rate of climb. Wingspan 43", length 23" 6', weight 1,619 lbs, speed 70 mph, ceiling 10,000 feet. The Aerodrome plane is original, and is flown over the airfield runway during the weekend shows, rising to a height of perhaps 20 feet.

Caudron G.3 with an 80 H.P. Le Rhone C air-cooled rotary engine from Olde Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Rhinebeck, New York. At the beginning of the war, the Caudron was used for reconnaissance and artillery registration, and as a training plane. It was easy to fly and had a rapid rate of climb. Wingspan 43", length 23" 6', weight 1,619 lbs, speed 70 mph, ceiling 10,000 feet. The Aerodrome plane is original, and is flown over the airfield runway during the weekend shows, rising to a height of perhaps 20 feet. © 2015 John M. Shea

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The Caudron G.3 was a single seat biplane with an 80 H.P. Le Rhone C air-cooled rotary engine and a shortened fuselage, the tail being connected by arms more typically seen in pusher planes. At the beginning of the war, the Caudron was used for reconnaissance and artillery registration, and as a training plane. It was easy to fly and had a rapid rate of climb. The Olde Rhinebeck Aerodrome in Rhinebeck, New York has an original plane which is flown over the airfield runway during showson summer weekends, rising to a height of perhaps 20 feet.

Wingspan 43", length 23" 6', weight 1,619 lbs, speed 70 mph, ceiling 10,000 feet.

Caudron G.3 is an aircraft: single-seat scout plane.

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Maximum Speed (mph) 70 mph Olde Rhinebeck Aerodrome plaque