Gotha W.D.4

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Gotha UWD
Role Seaplane
Manufacturer Gotha
Designer Oscar Ursinus [1]
First flight Jan 1916[2]
Introduction March 1916[2]
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 1
Variants Gotha Ursinus G.I
Wingspan 20.3 m (66 ft 7 in) [3]
Engine 2×160hp Mercedes D.III inlines
Armament 1-2 MGs [1][3]
Crew 3
Max Speed 121 km/h (75 mph)[3] - 138 km/h (86 mph)[4]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 8:00[4][3]

A single Gotha Ursinus G.I was adapted as a seaplane, designated the Gotha WD.4 or Gotha UWD. (UWD stands for Ursinus Wasser Doppeldecker -- Ursinus Water Biplane.) It completed several bombing missions until it was damaged in July 1916. No further examples were built. [2]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Gotha G.I.

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Unofficial Stats
Availability Maneuver Damage Dmg Points Max Alt. Climb
Maneuver.png Firing.png Damage.png Ceiling.png Climb.png
16Q1-16Q3 XB (S) 15 6 8

Miniatures and Models[edit]

1:144 Scale[edit]

1:200 Scale[edit]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 Nowarra, p.73.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Herris, p.38.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Nowarra, pp.204-205.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gray, p.410.
Bibliography
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.
  • Jack Herris, Gotha Aircraft of WWI. USA, Aeronaut Books, 2013. ISBN 978-1-935881-14-8
  • 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