|First flight||Feb 1917 |
|Primary user||Ottoman Empire|
|Number built||10 |
|Engine||160hp Mercedes D.III inline or|
150hp Benz Bz.III inline
|Armament||rear flexible Parabellum or none|
|Max Speed||141 km/h (88 mph)|
|Climb||1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 7:30|
Nine WD.12s were ordered by Turkey in August 1917, six with the Mercedes D.III engine and three with the Benz Bz.III. The Turkish planes were transported by rail to Hungary, erected and flown to Bulgaria, and transported finally to Constantinople.
For more information, see Wikipedia:Gotha WD.2.
- Herris, p.65.
- Gray, p.404.