Albatros D.Iii: Johannisthal, Oaw, and Oeffag Variants download free [PDF and Ebook] by James F. Miller

Albatros D.Iii: Johannisthal, Oaw, and Oeffag Variants download free [PDF and Ebook] by James F. Miller year 2014
  • Book name: Albatros D.Iii: Johannisthal, Oaw, and Oeffag Variants
  • Author: James F. Miller
  • Release date: 2014/9/15
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781782003717
  • Rating: 7.94 of 10
  • Votes: 651
  • Review by: Milana Braxton
  • Review rating: 8.56 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/16
  • Total pages: 64
  • Includes a PDF summary of 5 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In 1916 German aerial domination, once held sway by rotary-engined Fokker and Pfalz E-type wing-warping monoplanes, had been lost to the more nimble French Nieuports and British DH 2s which not only out-flew the German fighters but were present in greater numbers. Born-from-experience calls from German fighter pilots requested that, rather than compete with the maneuverability of these adversaries, new single-engine machines should be equipped with higher horsepower engines and armed with two rather than the then-standard single machine gun. The Robert Thelen-led Albatros design bureau set to work on what became the Albatros D.I and D.II and by April 1916, they had developed a sleek yet rugged machine that featured the usual Albatros semi-monocoque wooden construction and employed a 160hp Mercedes D.III engine with power enough to equip the aeroplane with two forward-firing machine guns. In all, 500 D.IIIs and 840 D.III(OAW)s were produced and saw heavy service throughout 1917.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 3H16M16S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Military History, Military Aircraft, Military Vehicles, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000, Aircraft, World War 1 Books
  • Available formats: EPUB, DOC, AZW, PDF, ODT, TXT, RB, WORD. Compressed in DMG, RAR, ARJ, CAB, GZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.43 USD
  • Dimensions: 184x248x7mm
  • Weight: 225g
  • Printed by: Osprey Publishing
  • Published in: New York, United Kingdom
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