Brandenburg W.33

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Brandenburg W.33
HansaBrandenburgW33.jpg
Role Seaplane
Manufacturer Brandenburg
Introduction summer 1918 [1]
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 26 [2]
Developed from Brandenburg W.29
Wingspan 15.8 m (52 ft) [3]
Engine 245-260hp Maybach Mb.IV
Armament 2×fixed sync. LMG08/15 and
rear flexible Parabellum
Max Speed 173 km/h (107 mph)[2][3]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 5:24[2][3]
2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 12:48[3]
3,000 m (9,840 ft) in 22:18[3]

The Brandenburg W.33 was a clean monoplane design used mostly at North Sea air stations along with the Brandenburg W.29. It was larger and more powerful than the W.29 and twenty-six were delivered before the Armistice. [2]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Hansa-Brandenburg W.33.

Miniatures and Models[edit]

1:600 Scale[edit]

1:700 Scale[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. Nowarra, p.75.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Gray, p.301.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Lamberton, pp.218-219.
Bibliography
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.
  • W.M.Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman. Fighter Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Harleyford Publications Limited, 1960.
  • 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