The Borel Bo.11 was a French two-seat general purpose monoplane designed and built by Etablissements Borel.[1]

Role Two-seat general purpose monoplane
National origin France
Manufacturer Etablissements Borel
First flight 1911
Primary user French Air Force

Design and development edit

The Bo.11 was mid-wing monoplane from 1911 with wire-braced wings and lateral control by wing warping.[1] It was powered by a 52 kW (70 hp) Gnome rotary piston engine.[1] The Bo.11 served with the Aéronautique Militaire at military air training schools and at a civil flying school at Buc.[1] The aircraft could be fitted with twin floats.

Specifications edit

Data from [1]The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 6.70 m (21 ft 11.75 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.60 m (31 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 2.50 m (8 ft 2.5 in)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Gnome rotary piston engine , 52 kW (70 hp)


  • Maximum speed: 90 km/h (56 mph, 49 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 70 km/h (43 mph, 37 kn)

See also edit

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration, and era

Related lists

References edit

Notes edit

  1. ^ a b c d e Orbis 1985, p. 820

Bibliography edit

  • The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Aircraft (Part Work 1982-1985). Orbis Publishing.