Schütte-Lanz D.II

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D.II
Role Fighter
Manufacturer Schütte-Lanz
Designer Walter Stein
Primary user Luftstreitkräfte
Produced 1915
Number built 1
Variants Schütte-Lanz D.I

The Schütte-Lanz D.II was a variant of the Schütte-Lanz D.I. The only change was a new engine - the 100 hp Mercedes D.I 6-cylinder water-cooled engine replacing the 80 hp Oberursel U.0 rotary engine in the D.I. The aircraft was never flown.

Specifications[edit]

Data from Green and Swanborough (1994) p.520

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 5.40 m (17 ft 9 in)
  • Wingspan: 7.50 m (24 ft 7 in)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Mercedes D.I 6-cyl. water-cooled in-line piston engine, 75 kW (101 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 135 km/h (84 mph; 73 kn)

Bibliography[edit]

  • William Green and Gordon Swanborough. The Complete Book of Fighters. Colour Library Direct, Godalming, UK: 1994. ISBN 1-85833-777-1.