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Two '''Gotha W.D.22''' seaplanes were built during 1918.
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Two large '''Gotha W.D.22''' seaplanes were built during 1918 and delivered near the middle of the year.
 
Twin nacelles carried both 160hp tractors and 100hp pushers.
 
Twin nacelles carried both 160hp tractors and 100hp pushers.
 
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While its range was about the same as the [[Gotha W.D.14|WD.14]], its stability was good and it performed well in even the worst weather.<ref name=Nowarra56>Nowarra, p.56.</ref>
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Revision as of 04:23, 20 January 2019

Gotha W.D.22
Role Torpedo Bomber/Seaplane
Manufacturer Gotha
Introduction 1918 [1]
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 2 [2]
Engine 2×160hp Mercedes D.III and
2×100hp Mercedes D.I
Armament fore and aft flexible Parabellums[2]
Crew 3-4 [1]
Max Speed 131 km/h (81 mph)[2]
Range 750 km (466 mi) [1]
Endurance 7:00 [1]

Two large Gotha W.D.22 seaplanes were built during 1918 and delivered near the middle of the year. Twin nacelles carried both 160hp tractors and 100hp pushers. [2]

While its range was about the same as the WD.14, its stability was good and it performed well in even the worst weather.[1]


For more information, see Wikipedia:Gotha WD.22.

References

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Nowarra, p.56.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Gray, p.408.
Bibliography
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.
  • Heinz J. Nowarra, Bruce Robertson, and Peter G. Cooksley. Marine Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Letchworth, Herts, England: Harleyford Publications Limited, 1966. ISBN 0900435070