L.F.G. Roland D.II

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L.F.G. Roland D.II
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Role Fighter
Manufacturer L.F.G. Roland
Designer Tantzen
First flight Oct 1916 [1]
Introduction early 1917
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Developed from L.F.G. Roland D.I
Variants L.F.G. Roland D.IIa
Wingspan 8.89 m (29 ft 2 in) [2]
Engine 160hp Mercedes D.III inline
Armament 2×sync. fixed LMG08/15
Crew 1
Max Speed 170 km/h (106 mph)[3][4][2]-
180 km/h (112 mph)[5]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 3:00[5]
2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 6:00[5]
3,000 m (9,840 ft) in 10:00[5]
5,000 m (16,400 ft) in 23:00[3][5][2]
Ceiling 5,000 m (16,400 ft) [4]
Endurance 2:00 [4]

The LFG Roland D.II was basically a cleaned-up L.F.G. Roland D.I, with top-wing radiators.

For more information, see Wikipedia:LFG Roland D.II.

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Unofficial Stats
Availability Maneuver Damage Dmg Points Max Alt. Climb
Maneuver.png Firing.png Damage.png Ceiling.png Climb.png
16Q4-17Q2 V A 15 11 3
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Miniatures and Models[edit]

1:144 Scale[edit]

1:285/6mm/1:288 Scale[edit]

1:300 Scale[edit]

1:350 Scale[edit]

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Notes
  1. German numbers are from bi-monthly Frontbestand records (Effective Frontline Strength).[6]
  2. 2.0 2.1 Updated card
Citations
  1. Gray, p.162.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lamberton, pp.220-221.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gray, p.165.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Munson, p.36.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Grosz'94, p.35.
  6. 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.
  • P.M. Grosz, Windsock Datafile 47: LFG Roland D.II. Great Britain: Albatros Publications, Ltd., 1994. ISBN 0-948414-62-6
  • W.M.Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman. Fighter Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Harleyford Publications Limited, 1960.
  • Kenneth Munson, Fighters 1914-19, Attack and Training Aircraft. New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1976. ISBN 0713707607