Brandenburg GW

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Brandenburg GW
Role Torpedo Seaplane
Manufacturer Brandenburg
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 26 [1]
Engine 2×160hp Mercedes D.III inlines
Armament torpedo and/or
rear flexible Parabellum
Max Speed 103 km/h (64 mph) [1]
Climb 1000m in 22min [1]

The Brandenburg GW was a torpedo bomber from 1916. Twenty-six were delivered and most operated from the seaplane station at Angernsee in Courland. [1] When experiments with torpedo-bombing proved unproductive, most were probably converted to patrol and training duties.

For more information, see Wikipedia:Hansa-Brandenburg W.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Gray, p.309.
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.