/ Fokker Dr.I
The Fokker Dr.I, often known simply as the Fokker Triplane, was a World War I fighter aircraft.
The Dr.I saw widespread service in the spring of 1918.
It became famous as the aircraft in which Manfred von Richthofen gained his last 19 victories, and in which he was killed on 21 April 1918.
First production prototype
Enlarged prototype with Mercedes D.II engine
Prototype with Siemens-Halske Sh.III engine
Vagel Grip SP.5 Greif
German post-war two seat copy of the Dr.I.
320 aircraft built.
5.77 m (18 ft 11 in)
7.19 m (23 ft 7 in)
2.95 m (9 ft 8 in)
18.7 m2 (201 sq ft)
406 kg (895 lb)
586 kg (1,291 lb)
1 × Oberursel Ur.II 9 cylinder air-cooled rotary piston engine, 82 kW (110 hp)
2-bladed fixed-pitch wooden propeller
180 km/h (110 mph, 97 kn) at 2600m
72 km/h (45 mph, 39 kn)
300 km (190 mi, 160 nmi)
6,100 m (20,000 ft)
Rate of climb
5.7 m/s (1,120 ft/min)
Zero-lift drag coefficient
Frontal area at zero-lift drag coefficient
0.62 m2 (6.7 sq ft)
2 × 7.92 mm (0.312 in) Maschinengewehr 08 “Spandau” machine guns.
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