Fabre Hydravion

The Fabre Hydravion was a French experimental floatplane designed by Henri Fabre, notable as the first seaplane in history to take off from water under its own power. Although called Canard (French: "duck"), this monoplane was not the origin of the term "canard configuration".

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Fabre Hydravion - Specifications (October 1910)
... General characteristics Crew One Length 8.5 m (27 ft 10 in) Wingspan 14 m (45 ft 11 in) Height 3.70 (approx) m (12 ft 2 in) Wing area 17 m2 (183 ft2) Empty weight 380 kg ( lb) Gross weight 475 kg (1047 lb) Powerplant 1 × Gnome Omega rotary 7-cylinder piston engine, 37 kW (50 hp) each Performance Maximum speed 89 km/h (55 mph). ...