DAR Uzunov-1

1st Flight 1916

The DAR 1U was a licensed built DFW C.V, 7 aircraft were built.

The Dar 1U reconnaissance aircraft were first used during the Great War, 1916.

Specifications

Crew: 2

Length: 7.875 m (25 ft 10 in)

Wingspan: 13.27 m (43 ft 6 in)

Height: 3.25 m (10 ft 8 in)

Empty weight: 970 kg (2,138 lb)

Gross weight: 1,430 kg (3,153 lb)

Powerplant: 1 × Benz Bz.IV 6-cyl. water-cooled in-line piston engine, 150 kW (200 hp) or 185 hp (137.95 kW) C.III N.A.G.

Performance

Maximum speed: 155 km/h (96 mph, 84 kn)

Endurance: 3½

Service ceiling: 5,000 m (16,000 ft)

Rate of climb: 1.27 m/s (250 ft/min)

Time to altitude: 1,000 m (3,280.84 ft) in 4 min, 5,000 m (16,404.20 ft) in 49 min

Armament

Guns:

1 × 7.92 mm MG08/15 (Spandau) fixed machine gun with a synchronizing gear

1 × 7.92 mm Parabellum MG14 machine gun on a ring mounting

Bombs: 100 kg of bombs.

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