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! Role | Fighter |- ! National origin | Austria-Hungary |- ! Manufacturer | Knoller |-

! Designer | Richard Knoller |-

! First flight | 23 November 1917 |-



! Primary user | Kaiserliche und Königliche Luftfahrtruppen (KuKLFT) |-

! Number built | 2 |-



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The Knoller D.I series 70 was a prototype fighter aircraft built in thee Austro-Hungarian Empire during World War I for use by the Kaiserliche und Königliche Luftfahrtruppen (KuKLFT).

Variants[edit | edit source]

70.01
first prototype
70.02
second prototype
D.I
planned production version (10 ordered, none built)[1]

Specifications (70.01)[edit | edit source]

Data from [2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 6.35 m (20 ft 10 in)
  • Wingspan: 8.02 m (26 ft 4 in)
  • Height: 2.85 m (9 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 22 m2 (240 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 646 kg (1,424 lb)
  • Gross weight: 940 kg (2,072 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Hiero 6 cylinder water-cooled in-line piston engine, 170 kW (230 hp)
  • Propellers: 2-bladed fixed-pitch propeller

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 240 km/h (149 mph; 130 kn)
  • Cruising speed: 205 km/h (127 mph; 111 kn)
  • Endurance: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Service ceiling: 7,550 m (24,770 ft)
  • Time to altitude: 1,000 m (3,300 ft) in 4 minutes 24 seconds

Armament

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Knoller 70.01". Airwar.ru. http://www.airwar.ru/enc/fww1/knoller7001.html. Retrieved 2019-02-03. 
  2. Grosz, Peter M.; Haddow, George; Scheiner, Peter (2002) [1993]. Austro-Hungarian Army Aircraft of World War One. Boulder: Flying Machine Press. ISBN 1-891268-05-8. 

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