Dobi-II

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Dobi-II
Dobi2.jpg
Role Reconnaissance aircraft
National origin Lithuania
Manufacturer Dobi
Designer Jurgis Dobkevičius
First flight October 1923

The Dobi-II is the second airplane designed by Lithuanian aviator Jurgis Dobkevičius in 1922. It was tested in October 1923. After two landing accidents plans for mass production of Dobi-II were abandoned.[1]


Specifications[edit]

Data from Lithuanian Air Museum[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 6.1 m (20 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 14 m (45 ft 11 in)
  • Wing area: 22.44 m2 (241.5 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 840 kg (1,852 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,240 kg (2,734 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Benz Bz.IV 6-cylinder water-cooled inline piston engine, 150 kW (200 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 248 km/h (154 mph; 134 kn)
  • Cruise speed: 190 km/h (118 mph; 103 kn)
  • Stall speed: 90 km/h (56 mph; 49 kn)
  • Range: 1,000 km (621 mi; 540 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 9,000 m (30,000 ft)
  • Time to altitude: 34 min to 7,000 m (23,000 ft)
  • Landing speed: 85 km/h (53 mph; 46 kn)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dobi-II". Retrieved 27 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Serryer, J (13 March 1924). "Les avions Dobkevicius". Les Ailes (143): 2–3. 

See also[edit]