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Fokker D-VII. 1919.

Kraków 2020-01-30

00119b Fokker D-VII 1919-01-06

Poland

Construction

Fokker D-VII. Dęblin 2017. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman
Fokker D-VII. Dęblin 2017. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman

Fokker D-VII. Dęblin 2017. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman
Fokker D-VII. Dęblin 2017. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman

Fokker D-VII. Dęblin 2017. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman
Fokker D-VII. Dęblin 2017. Photo by Karol Placha Hetman

The design of the Fokker D-VII aircraft.

The aircraft was built in the classic biplane arrangement. Mixed construction: wood and metal. The plane is single-seater.

Wings of wooden structure with two girders. To the first girder covered with plywood, and the rest with canvas. The shuttlecocks were placed only on the upper panel and were equipped with aerodynamic compensation. The wings were stiffened with struts and cables.

The fuselage is a truss welded from steel tubes. The cover is made of plywood and canvas. The engine covered with duralumin sheet.

The horizontal and vertical flank is oblique, and the rudders of height and direction have an elliptical shape.

The drive was powered by a six-cylinder in-line engine, BMW IIIa, with 185 HP (136 kW).

Data T-T Fokker D-VII.

Span top panel 8.90 m bottom panel 7.01 m

Length 6.95 m

2.75 m high

Curb weight 735 kg

Total weight 880 kg

Maximum speed 200 km / h

Climbing speed 5.5 m / s

7,000 m ceiling

Range of 400 km

Flight duration 1.7 hours

Armaments 2 machine guns

Written by Karol Placha Hetman