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W.11
Role Fighter seaplane
National origin Germany
Manufacturer Hansa-Brandenburg
First flight 1917
Status prototypes only
Number built 3

The Hansa-Brandenburg W.11 was a fighter floatplane built in Germany in 1917 as a more powerful version of the KDW. Similar in general configuration to its predecessor, the W.11 shared the same unusual interplane strut arrangement, and featured fins above and below the fuselage. Only three examples were built.

Specifications[]

General characteristics

  • Crew: One pilot
  • Length: 8.10 m (26 ft 7 in)
  • Wingspan: 10.10 m (33 ft 2 in)
  • Height: 3.32 m (10 ft 11 in)
  • Wing area: 31.4 m2 (338 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 935 kg (2,060 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,233 kg (2,718 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Benz Bz.IVa, 160 kW (220 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 176 km/h (110 mph)
  • Range: 350 km (217 miles)

Armament

  • 2 × fixed, forward-firing 7.92 mm (.312 in) MG 08 machine guns
  • References[]

    • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. pp. 472. 
    • World Aircraft Information Files. London: Bright Star Publishing. pp. File 896 Sheet 12. 

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