Albatros Doppeltaube

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Albatros Doppeltaube
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Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Albatros
First flight 1911?
Introduction 1912
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 60?
Wingspan 12.2 m (40 ft) [1]
Engine 100hp Argus inline
Armament none
Crew 2
Max Speed 90 km/h (56 mph) [1]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 10:00[1]
Service Ceiling 5,800 m (19,000 ft) [1]

The Albatros Doppeltaube or Biplane Taube, aka the MZ.1, was Albatros' first biplane and was based on the ubiquitous Etrich Taube formula. It likely saw use in the first months of the war before -- like all Tauben -- it was withdrawn by spring of 1915.

For more information, see Wikipedia:Etrich_Taube.

Timeline


Miniatures and Models

1:144 Scale

1:285/6mm/1:288 Scale

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Orthographic Drawings

References

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Hafner, pp.58-62.
Bibliography
  • Chuck Hafner, "Albatros Biplane Taube 'Doppeltaube', The first Albatros Biplane". WW1 Aero, № 105, Jul 1985. Poughkeepsie, NY: World War I Aeroplanes, Inc.