Albatros D.VI

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Albatros D.VI was the designation given to a prototype single-seat twin-boom pusher biplane built in 1917 in Germany. It was armed with an 7.92 mm (.312 in) LMG 08/15 machine gun and a fixed 20 mm Becker cannon.

The aircraft's undercarriage was damaged on landing from its maiden flight in February 1918 and was never repaired, the project being abandoned in May of that year due to other projects of higher priority. The 130 kW (180 hp) Mercedes D.IIIa engine was eventually removed for use in a different aircraft.

References[edit]

  • Green, W. & Swanborough, G. (1994). The Complete Book of Fighters. London: Salamander Books. ISBN 1-85833-777-1