Albatros D.VI



National origin



Albatros Flugzeugwerke

Number built


The Albatros D.VI was a German prototype twin-boom pusher biplane fighter. It was built in 1917 and armed with one machine gun and one 20mm cannon. On its first flight, the undercarriage was damaged upon landing in February 1918. It was not repaired because of higher-priority projects.

Specifications Edit

Data from The Complete Book of Fighters[1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 7.75 m (25 ft 5 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.8 m (32 ft 2 in)
  • Empty weight: 638 kg (1,406 lb)
  • Gross weight: 880 kg (1,940 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Daimler D.IIIa , 130 kW (180 hp)


  • 1x fixed 20 mm (0.787 in) Becker Type M2 20 mm cannon
  • 1x fixed 7.92 mm (0.312 in) LMG 08/15 machine-gun

References Edit

  1. Green, William; Gordon Swanborough (1997). The Complete Book of Fighters. London: Salamander Books Limited. ISBN 1-85833-777-1.

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