Fokker A.I

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Fokker A.I
Fokker A.I.jpg
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Fokker
Primary users Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Cross-Pattee-Heraldry.svg Austria-Hungary
Number built 30-40 [1]
Wingspan 9.55 m (31 ft 4 in) [2]
Engine 80hp Oberursel rotary
Armament none
Crew 2
Max Speed 135 km/h (84 mph)[2]
Ceiling 3,000 m (10,000 ft)[2]
Endurance 1:30 [2]

The Fokker A.I was a shoulder-wing monoplane two-seater based on the Fokker M.8 prototype of September 1914. Thirty to forty were bought by the German Army and used for artillery cooperation. It was also built by Halberstadt under the name Halberstadt A.II. [1]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Fokker A.I.

Timeline [note 1][edit]

References[edit]

Notes
  1. German numbers are from bi-monthly Frontbestand records (Effective Frontline Strength).[3]
Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 Lamberton, p.158.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Lamberton, pp.222-223.
  3. Grosz'85, p.60 and Grosz'86, p.66.
Bibliography
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.
  • Peter M. Grosz, "Archiv -- Frontbestand". WW1 Aero, № 107, Dec 1985 and № 108, Feb 1986. Poughkeepsie, NY: World War I Aeroplanes, Inc.
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962.