Fokker B.II

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Fokker B.II
Fokker M.10.jpg
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Fokker
Introduction June 1916 [1]
Primary user Cross-Pattee-Heraldry.svg Austria-Hungary
Wingspan 7.62 m (25 ft) [2]
Engine 80hp Oberursel rotary
Armament none
or 1 Schwarzlose[2]
Crew 2
Max Speed 130 km/h (81 mph)[1][2]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 7:00[2]
Ceiling 2,600 m (8,500 ft) [2]
Endurance 1:30 [2]

Austria-Hungary purchased twenty-four M17 biplanes as Fokker B.II Series 03.6. While one was sent for evaluation to to Flik 11 on the Eastern Front, most were dispatched directly to training duties. [1]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Grosz, p.401.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Lamberton, pp.218-219.
Bibliography
  • Peter M. Grosz, George Haddow, and Peter Schiemer. Austro-Hungarian Army Aircraft of World War One. Flying Machines Press, 1993. ISBN 0-9637110-0-8.
  • W.M.Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman. Fighter Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Harleyford Publications Limited, 1960.