Dobi-III

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Dobi-III
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Role Fighter
National origin Lithuania
Manufacturer Dobi
Designer Jurgis Dobkevičius
First flight November 1924
Retired 8 July 1926

Dobi-III is the third and the last plane from Dobi line of aircraft designed by Lithuanian aviator Jurgis Dobkevičius. Fighter Dobi-III was designed and tested in 1924. On June 8, 1926 it crashed at Kaunas Aerodrome killing its designer.

Specifications[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 6.4 m (21 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 12.5 m (41 ft 0 in)
  • Powerplant: 1 × BMW IIIa 6-cyl. water-cooled in-line piston engine, 136 kW (182 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 250 km/h (155 mph; 135 kn)

See also[edit]