|Role||Reconnaissance flying boat|
|First flight||15 December 1923|
The Fokker B.II was a reconnaissance flying boat built in the Netherlands in 1923 to be used by warships. It was a conventional flying boat design with sesquiplane wings braced with N-struts. The engine was mounted tractor-fashion on the leading edge of the upper wing. Open cockpits were provided for the crew under the upper wing and in a dorsal position amidships. The Royal Dutch Navy tested the prototype, but no production order followed.
Specifications[edit | edit source]
- Crew: Three
- Length: 9.85 m (32 ft 4 in)
- Wingspan: 14.8 m (48 ft 6 in)
- Wing area: 40.0 m2 (430 ft2)
- Powerplant: 1 × Rolls-Royce Eagle, 270 kW (360 hp)
- Endurance: 4 hours
References[edit | edit source]
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- Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. pp. 402.
- "A New Fokker Flying Boat". 15 November 1923. pp. 705. http://www.flightglobal.com/PDFArchive/View/1923/1923%20-%200705.html. Retrieved 2008-03-25.
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