/ Albatros W.8
The Albatros W.8 was a German biplane fighter floatplane that saw service during First World War.
It patrolled the seas
The fuselage of the aircraft was made of wood, similar to most aircraft designs of that period.
The W.8 had a water-cooled Benz IIIb eight cylinder engine fitted with a fixed two bladed wooden propeller.
9.95 m (32 ft 8 in)
11.46 m (37 ft 7 in)
3.39 m (11 ft 1 in)
1 × Benz IIIb Water cooled 8 cylinder engine,
138 kW (185 hp)
150 km/h (93 mph, 81 kn)
500 km (310 mi, 270 nmi)
Rate of climb
2.5 m/s (490 ft/min)
1 x light machine gun fixed forward,
1 x light machine gun in a flexible rear mount.
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