Pfalz Dr.I

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Pfalz Dr.I
PfalzDr.jpg
Role Fighter
Manufacturer Pfalz
First flight Oct 1917 [1]
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built ~10 [1]
Wingspan 8.53 m (28 ft)[2]
Engine 160hp Siemens-Halske Sh.III
Armament 2×fixed sync. LMG08/15
Max Speed 201 km/h (125 mph) [2]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 1:42[1]
2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 3:42[2]
3,000 m (9,840 ft) in 6:12[1][2]
Endurance 1:30 [2]

The Pfalz Dr.I was based on the earlier Pfalz D.VII prototype refitted in triplane style. Performance was not substantially better than the Fokker Dr.I and the counter-rotating Siemens-Halske engine was always troublesome in the early days, so production was limited. Though there are differing reports on the number constructed, ten seems to be the best guess. [1]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Pfalz Dr.I.

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Official Stats
Availability Maneuver Damage Dmg Points Max Alt. Climb
Maneuver.png Firing.png Damage.png Ceiling.png Climb.png
18Q3-18Q4 O A 15 14 1

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1:144 Scale[edit]

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Notes
  1. German numbers are from bi-monthly Frontbestand records (Effective Frontline Strength).[3]
Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Gray, p.507.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Lamberton, pp.220-221.
  3. Grosz'85, p.60 and Grosz'86, p.66.
Bibliography
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.
  • Peter M. Grosz, "Archiv -- Frontbestand". WW1 Aero, № 107, Dec 1985 and № 108, Feb 1986. Poughkeepsie, NY: World War I Aeroplanes, Inc.
  • W.M.Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman. Fighter Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Harleyford Publications Limited, 1960.