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Hansa Brandenburg W18 2.3

145k RamboJutter  1.8 years ago
Auto Credit Based on RamboJutter's Hansa Brandenburg W18 1.9

The W.18 single-seat fighter flying boat was, like the CC that it supplanted, intended primarily for the Austro- Hungarian Navy. The prototype was flown early in 1917 with a 150hp Benz Bz III six-cylinder water-cooled engine, and production with a 200hp Hiero engine was undertaken on behalf of the Austro-Hungarian Navy, a total of 47 being delivered between September 1917 and May 1918. Armament normally comprised two fixed forward-firing 8mm Schwarzlose machine guns, and the W.18 was employed for both station defence and fighter patrol tasks. One Benz-engined example was delivered to the German Navy in December 1917. Flies semi-scale i.e. slowly, takeoff speed is 86mph, caregul you dont stall as it will spin due to thrust lines.

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General Characteristics

  • Predecessor Hansa Brandenburg W18 1.9
  • Successors 1 airplane(s)
  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 31.6ft (9.6m)
  • Length 23.6ft (7.2m)
  • Height 9.5ft (2.9m)
  • Empty Weight 6,101lbs (2,767kg)
  • Loaded Weight 6,302lbs (2,858kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.158
  • Wing Loading 10.3lbs/ft2 (50.4kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 610.9ft2 (56.8m2)
  • Drag Points 3763

Parts

  • Number of Parts 427
  • Control Surfaces 2
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    77.2k Othawne

    @RamboJutter I Would like something new for my challenge.

    1.3 years ago
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    @Othawne Im working on a revamp of this with new wing tips, entire tail and fin, float body and numerous other improvements, now your competition says, "Entry must be a new build. Upgrades of old builds will not be accepted" would a complete rework be acceptable or should i just post it outside of your competition? (im not bothered either way). If you want to see some of the alts just let me know and ill post an unlisted version.

    1.3 years ago
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    24.0k ChiChiWerx

    Absolutely fantastic, we see far too few WWI builds.

    1.8 years ago
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    36.7k Tang0five

    Lovely job once more, I do like early seaplanes, especially the rare ones!

    1.8 years ago
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    @RamboJutter no problem.

    1.8 years ago
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    195 Fryen

    Very nice

    1.8 years ago
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    27.3k CRJ900Pilot

    Np! @RamboJutter

    1.8 years ago
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    @EternalDarkness @CRJ900Pilot @Treadmill103 thanks guys, glad you like it.

    1.8 years ago
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    72.2k Treadmill103

    Lovely build!

    1.8 years ago
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    27.3k CRJ900Pilot

    Cool!

    1.8 years ago
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    This is too nice to go unnoticed. Have a spotlight :)

    1.8 years ago