The Albatros D.X was a German prototype single-seat fighter biplane developed in 1918 in parallel with the D.IX. It used the same slab-sided, flat-bottomed fuselage (a departure from previous Albatros designs) but was powered by a 145 kW (195 hp) Benz Bz.IIIbo water-cooled vee-8 engine in place of the D.IX's Mercedes D.IIIa straight-six.
The D.X participated in the second D-type contest at Adlershof in June 1918, but development ceased at the prototype stage.
Data from German Aircraft of the First World War
- Crew: 1
- Length: 6.18 m (20 ft 3 in)
- Wingspan: 9.84 m (32 ft 3 in)
- Height: 2.75 m (9 ft 0 in)
- Empty weight: 666 kg (1,468 lb)
- Gross weight: 905 kg (1,995 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Benz Bz.IIIbo V-8 water-cooled piston engine, 145 kW (195 hp)
- Maximum speed: 170 km/h (106 mph; 92 kn)
- Endurance: 1 hour 30 minutes
- Rate of climb: 3.79 m/s (746 ft/min)
- Time to altitude: 5,000 m (16,404 ft) in 22 minutes
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