Caudron C.59

The Caudron C.59 was a French, two-seat biplane with a single engine and a canvas-covered fuselage. The French aircraft manufacturer Caudron made this aircraft between 1922-1924. More than 1,800 Caudron C.59s were manufactured. The C.59/2 which was equipped with a 230 hp Lorraine 7Ma engine. The Caudron C.59 was used in France, Bulgaria, China, Finland, Turkey and in the Spanish Civil War.

Caudron C.59
Class Aircraft
Type Utility
Manufacturer Caudron
Origin France
Country Name Origin Year
France 1922
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
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General characteristics

  • Crew: One pilot
  • Length: 7.80 m (25 ft 7 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.24 m (33 ft 7 in)
  • Empty weight: 700 kg (1,543 lb)
  • Gross weight: 988 kg (2,178 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 x Hispano-Suiza 8A, 134 kW (180 hp)


  • Maximum speed: 170 km/h (106 mph)
  • Endurance: 3 hours 30 min

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