The Hansa-Brandenburg W was a reconnaissance floatplane produced in Germany in 1914 to equip the Imperial German Navy. Similar in general layout to the Hansa-Brandenburg B.I landplane, the W was a conventional three-bay biplane with unstaggered wings of equal span. The pilot and observer sat in tandem, open cockpits, and the undercarriage consisted of twin pontoons.
The NW and GNW of 1915 were a revised versions powered by a more powerful engine.
- Crew: Two, pilot and observer
- Length: 9.40 m (30 ft 10 in)
- Wingspan: 16.50 m (54 ft 2 in)
- Gross weight: 1,650 kg (3,640 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Mercedes D.III, 120 kW (160 hp)
- Maximum speed: 90 km/h (56 mph)
- Range: 320 km (200 miles)
- Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 472.