Albatros W.5

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W.5
Role Torpedo bomber
Manufacturer Albatros Flugzeugwerke
Number built 5

The Alabatros W.5 was a floatplane torpedo bomber used by Germany during World War I. It was a biplane with twin pusher engines.

Operators[edit]

 German Empire

Specifications (W.5)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: three
  • Length: 13.10 m (43 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 22.7 m (74 ft 5 in)
  • Height: 4.24 m (13 ft 11 in)
  • Gross weight: 3,665 kg (8,080 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Benz Bz.II, 75 kW (100 hp) each

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 135 km/h (84 mph)
  • Range: 490 km (300 miles)

Armament

  • Torpedoes

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 56. 
  • "Albatros / W.5". Luftfahrt Archiv. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007.