DFW C.V


DFW C.V #22 DFW C.V DFW C.V DFW C.V #3 DFW C.V #3
DFW C.V DFW C.V #5 DFW C.V The wreckage of DVW C.V #22 DVW C.V #22, Spilve, May 1920
The wreckage of DFW C.V(Av) #12

Source: # 12 - Abandoned by retreating German forces
              # 22 - acquired from Germans through the March 1920 pact
              # 3 - built from spare parts and remains of other planes in 1921.

Acquired: 1919

Type: two-seater reconaissance

Engine: 200-hp Benz BZ D-IV

Dimensions
Length: 7.85 m
Wing Span: 13.27 m
Height: 3.25 m
Max Speed: 155 km/hr

Range: 500 km

Maximum Ceiling: 6400 m

Known Serial Numbers: 3, 5, 12, 22

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- latvians.lv virtual museum web site (now withdrawn)
- Windsock Datafile #53 (DFW C.V)
- Additional information (dates of flights) taken from R.Gulbis' log book

Profile courtesy of Arvo Vercamer


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