Brandenburg GNW

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Brandenburg GNW
Role Seaplane, Trainer
Manufacturer Brandenburg
Introduction 1915
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 16 [1]
Developed from Brandenburg NW
Engine 160hp Mercedes D.III inline
Max Speed 115 km/h (71 mph)[1]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 9:30[1]

The Brandenburg GNW was a derivative of the Brandenburg NW unarmed two-seat floatplane. Sixteen were delivered during 1915. [1]

They may have been destined for training duties rather than active patrol.[2]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Hansa-Brandenburg W.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Gray, p.307.
  2. Nowarra, p.52.
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.
  • 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