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Albatros D.III

24.8k RASEN1914  4 months ago

1:1 historical replica of the Albatros D.III

History

It was the main biplane fighter of the German Empire during the WWI, it was also widely used in the Austro-hungarian Empire. Also was operated by the air forces of the Ottoman Empire and Poland as well.
It was one of the best fighters of the WWI and one of the main reasons why germany gained overwhelming air superiority on April 1917, that went down in history as "Bloody April". It was a fragile aircraft, but their speed and heavy armament made it a fearsome enemy for Entente forces.

Features

  • All characteristics, handling and appearance were recreated at detail.
  • Gun recoil and engine shake.
  • Two MG15/08, perfectly recreated (speed, appearance, ROF...)
  • Custom landing gear
  • Realistic pilot view

Appearance

Unit: Jagdstaffel 2 (Jasta Boelcke)
Date: November 1917
Pilot: 2nd Lt. Hermann Frommherz (and probably also flown by Werner Voss)
Nickname: "Die Blaue Maus"

Extra Screenshots

Note: Be careful when you try to land, the plane must have some momentum... the best speed to perform a landing is about 100mph, the optimum throttle is about 85%... as soon as you touch the ground cut off the power.

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General Characteristics

  • Successors 2 airplane(s) +147 bonus
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 30.0ft (9.1m)
  • Length 24.0ft (7.3m)
  • Height 10.1ft (3.1m)
  • Empty Weight 1,350lbs (612kg)
  • Loaded Weight 1,535lbs (696kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.325
  • Wing Loading 2.3lbs/ft2 (11.4kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 658.0ft2 (61.1m2)
  • Drag Points 2287

Parts

  • Number of Parts 373
  • Control Surfaces 12
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    @RASEN1914 can you make the carmen albatross from just cause 3

    one month ago
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    1,700 Mtnmakoa

    “Plane must have some momentum to land” lol jk the plane is 10/10

    4 months ago
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    20.5k ChiChiWerx

    A pretty nice build, clearly much effort went into this one. I would throw down the gauntlet, though, and challenge you to start building built up wings, as that’s the only thing this build lacks.

    4 months ago
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    32.0k Tang0five

    A grand job!

    4 months ago
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    24.8k RASEN1914

    @toxicgamer88 Thanks a lot, mate. Means a whole world to me

    4 months ago
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    62.0k Kerbango

    I had lots of fun dog fighting with my grendel and also my biplane April

    4 months ago
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    5,638 toxicgamer88

    One of the best ww1 creations

    +1 4 months ago
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    26.7k CRJ900Pilot

    Nice!

    4 months ago
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    This is the WW1 plane i looked forwards to the most. And it's great.

    +1 4 months ago
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    72.2k MAHADI

    Fabulous!

    4 months ago
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    21.0k Trainzo

    Very nice replica . A great job .

    4 months ago
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    63.1k TMach5

    Excellent!

    +2 4 months ago
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    24.8k RASEN1914

    @Spitfirelad05 Thank you very much mate!! It takes too many hours to get this done :P

    4 months ago
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    This is amazing! :D

    4 months ago