/ Fokker D.VII
The Fokker D.VII was a German World War I fighter aircraft.
Germany produced around 3,300 D.VII aircraft in the second half of 1918.
In service with the Luftstreitkräfte, the D.VII quickly proved itself to be a formidable aircraft.
The Armistice required, that Germany was to surrender all D.VIIs to the Allies.
Surviving aircraft saw much service with many countries in the years after World War I.
Prototype with tapered wings
Prototype with four-bladed propeller
Prototype with 240 hp (180 kW) Benz Bz.IVü engine
One D.VII aircraft fitted with a hook to tow the Fokker V 30 glider
D.VII development with 185 hp (138 kW) BMW IIIa engine
Two-seat development with 185 hp (138 kW) BMW IIIa engine and undercarriage fuel tank
D.VII development with 185 hp (138 kW) BMW IIIa engine and undercarriage fuel tank
Prototype Fokker C.I
Production aircraft from Fokker; either from their wartime Schwerin / Görries headquarters, or post-Armistice, in the Netherlands.
Production aircraft from Albatros Flugzeugwerke in Johannisthal, Berlin.
Production by Magyar Altalános Gepgyár RT – (MAG) at Mátyásföld, near Budapest.
Production aircraft from Ostdeutsche Albatros Werke in Schneidemühl.
The Fokker V 22 powered by a 200 hp (150 kW) Austro-Daimler 200hp 6-cyl.
Fokker D.VII Lithuanian versions
1 D.VII powered by Siddeley Puma, produced in 1928; 2 D.VII, powered by Mercedes D.III, produced in 1930.
Both types featured larger engine cowling and radiator under the nose.
6.954 m (22 ft 10 in)
8.9 m (29 ft 2 in)
2.75 m (9 ft 0 in)
20.5 m2 (221 sq ft)
670 kg (1,477 lb)
906 kg (1,997 lb)
1 × Mercedes D.III 6-cyl. Water-cooled in-line piston engine, 120 kW (160 hp)
1 × 130.5 kW (175 hp) Mercedes D.IIIa 6-cyl. Water-cooled in-line piston engine
1 × 137.95 kW (185 hp) BMW IIIa 6-cyl. Water-cooled in-line piston engine (180 kW (240 hp) rating at low level, emergency only, risk of engine damage.)
2-bladed fixed-pitch propeller
189 km/h (117 mph, 102 kn)
BMW IIIa engine
200 km/h (124 mph; 108 kn)
266 km (165 mi, 144 nmi)
6,000 m (20,000 ft)
Rate of climb
3.92 m/s (772 ft/min)
BMW IIIa engine
9.52 metres per second (1,874 ft/min)
2 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) LMG 08/15 Spandau machine guns.
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