Gotha W.D.3

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Gotha WD.3
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Role Seaplane
Manufacturer Gotha
Introduction Feb 1915 [1]
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 6 [1]
Wingspan 15.6 m (51 ft 2 in) [2]
Engine 150hp Benz Bz.III inline [1]
Armament front flexible Parabellum [1]
Crew 2
Max Speed 113 km/h (70 mph) [2]
Ceiling 3,000 m (9,840 ft) [2]

The Gotha W.D.3 was a split-tail pusher seaplane resembling the Ago C.I. Six were ordered in summer 1914, but it was not until February 1915 that the first was delivered. Production trickled out through 1915 until the last was delivered in December 1915.[1]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Gotha_WD.3.

References[edit]

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Nowarra, p.44.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Nowarra, pp.204-205.
Bibliography
  • 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