Junkers CLS.I

From Wings of Linen
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Junkers CLS.I
Junkers J 11 (CLS.I).jpg
Role Seaplane
Manufacturer Junkers
Designer Hugo Junkers
First flight 1918
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 3 [1]
Developed from Junkers CL.I
Wingspan 12.8 m (41 ft 10 in) [2]
Engine 185-195hp Benz Bz.IIIb
Armament 2×fixed sync. LMG08/15 and
flexible rear Parabellum[3]
Crew 2
Max Speed 180 km/h (112 mph)[1][3]-196 km/h (122 mph)[2]

In 1918 three examples of the Junkers CLS.I were built, a floatplane version of the Junkers CL.I. The type did not go into production. [1] It differed little from the CL.I except for the addition of a fin, and the tail surfaces never were quite worked out.[3] The company designation was the J.11.[4]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Junkers CL.I.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Munson, p.164.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Nowarra, pp.204-205.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Gray, p.435.
  4. Nowarra, p.77.
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.
  • Kenneth Munson, Fighters 1914-19, Attack and Training Aircraft. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1976. ISBN 0713707607
  • 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