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Hansa-Brandenburg L.16
Role Fighter
Manufacturer Hansa-Brandenburg
First flight 1917
Status Prototype
Primary user Austro-Hungarian Empire
Produced 1917 - 1918
Number built 1

The Hansa-Brandenburg L.16, was an experimental triplane fighter that was designed in the Austro-Hungarian Empire during the First World War.[1]

Specifications (Hansa-Brandenburg L.16)[edit | edit source]

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 7.17 m (23 ft 6 in)
  • Upper wingspan: 9 m (29 ft 6 in)
  • Mid wingspan: 9 m (29 ft 6 in)
  • Lower wingspan: 9 m (29 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 2.82 m (9 ft 3 in)
  • Wing area: 33.5 m2 (361 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 740 kg (1,631 lb)
  • Gross weight: 935 kg (2,061 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Austro-Daimler 185hp 6-cylinder water-cooled in-line piston engine, 138 kW (185 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 190 km/h (118 mph; 103 kn)
  • Time to altitude: 1,000 m (3,300 ft) in 1 minute
  • 2,000 m (6,600 ft) in 3 minutes

Armament

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Grosz, Peter M.; Haddow, George; Scheiner, Peter (2002) [1993]. Austro-Hungarian Army Aircraft of World War One. Boulder: Flying Machine Press. pp. 425–426. ISBN 1 891268 05 8. 

Further reading[edit | edit source]

  • Gray, Peter; Thetford, Owen (1970). German Aircraft of the First World War (2nd ed.). London,: Putnam. ISBN 978-0-370-00103-6. 

External links[edit | edit source]

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