Fokker D.XI

Specifications

1st Flight 1923

Crew: 1

Length: 7.50 m (24 ft 7.25 in)

Wingspan: 11.67 m (38 ft 3.5 in)

Height: 3.20 m (10 ft 6 in)

Wing area: 21.8 m2 (234.66 sq ft)

Empty weight: 865 kg (1,907 lb)

Gross weight: 1,250 kg (2,756 lb)

Powerplant: 1 × Hispano-Suiza 8 Fb 8-cylinder Vee piston engine , 224 kW (300 hp)

Performance

Maximum speed: 225 km/h (140 mph, 120 kn)

Range: 440 km (273 mi, 237 nmi)

Service ceiling: 7,000 m (22,965 ft)

Armament

2 × 0.303 in (7.7 mm) machine guns (forward facing)

Variants

The D.XI was designed by Reinhold Platz for Fokker and first flew on 23 March 1923.

It was a single-seat sesquiplane (the lower wing was smaller than the upper) with a fixed tailskid landing gear.

Due to financial problems, the Dutch government did not place an order, but 117 were built for export.

There was some minor changes in design between customers, but all had the single-bay v-strut wing and powered by a 224 kW (300 hp) Hispano-Suiza piston engine.

The twin radiators for the engine were mounted on the sides of the nose.

117 aircraft were built.

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