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Fokker E.III

Fokker E.III

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Fokker E.III

  • Nation: Germany
  • Manufacturer: Fokker
  • Designer: Anthony Fokker
  • Dates of Service: 1915-1916
  • Number Built: 249
  • Speed: 93 mph
  • Range: 220 miles
  • Ceiling: 11,810 feet
  • Wingspan: 32 feet, 11 inches
  • Engine: 1× Oberursel U.I 9-cylinder air-cooled rotary engine, 100 hp
  • Armament: 1 × 7.92 mm (0.31 in) MG 08 machine gun
  • Notes: The Fokker E.I series was the first fighter to employ a synchronization gear that allowed a machine gun to fire through the propeller. Arriving in 1915, the E.I series quickly swept the skies in a campaign known as the "Fokker Scourge."

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