ALBATROS B.II


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Albatros B.II #15, Spilve, May 1920

Source: #5: Abandoned by retreating Germans at Jelgava.
              #20: captured from Germans

Acquired: 1919

Type: 2-seater reconnaissance

Engine: 100 hp Mercedes D.I

Dimensions
Length: 8.6 m
Wing Span: 12.8 m
Height: 3.5 m

Max Speed: 110 km/hr

Range: 650 km

Maximum Ceiling: 2000 m

Known Serial Numbers: 5, 20

Notes



Sources
- Bruvelis, Edvins Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
- Gray & Thetford German Aircraft of the First World War
- Humberstone, Richard Latvian Air Force 1918-1940
- Jane, Fred T. Jane's All the World's Aircraft 1919
- latvians.lv virtual museum website (now withdrawn)
- Windsock Datafile #93 (Albatros B.II)
- Additional information (dates of flights) taken from R.Gulbis' log book

Profiles courtesy of Arvo Vercamer


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