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Typenumber C.5a prototype
Type of aircraft
Prototype of the succesfull C.5. series/Fighter
Country The Netherlands
Date first flight 1923
Fokker C.5a

Fokker C.5A prototype of the succesfull C.5 series



Two-seat reconaissance biplane.

All C.5's were of mixed construction.

Five different sets of wings were available with surfaces between 37.5m2 and 46.10m2, and it was offered with engines between 350hp an 730hp.



The C.5 was succesfully exported.

The C.5 was still in Dutch front line service in May 1940.

The Germans used some as night attack aircraft on the Eastern front in 1944, and Swiss C.5's served as target tugs until 1954!