D-XI, Fokker

16k b/w Fokker D-XI from "History of aircraft construction in the USSR" by V.B.Shavrov, Vol.1 p.322

One
of the best fighters of its time, D-XI saw service with may air forces. About 200 were purchased by Russian Federation (USSR was not there yet). In order to keep this aircraft in operation special repair shops and rebuilding facilities were built.
D-XI was used in strifing role during clashes with Chinese forces on KVZhD (China-Eastern railroad), 1929.
References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR" by V.B.Shavrov, Vol.1 p.321-322;
  • Technical data
    Type D-XI
    Function Fighter
    Year 1923
    Crew 1
    Engines 1*300hp Hispano-Suiza or M-6
    Length 7.2m
    Wingspan 11.5m
    Wing area 21.6m2
    Empty weight 975kg
    Loaded weight 1325kg
    Wing load 61.5kg/m2
    Power load 4.4kg/hp
    Speed at 0m 218km/h
    Turn time 12sec
    Flight Endurance 2.5h
    Ceiling 7000m
    Climb
    2000m 7.0min
    3000m 11.5min
    Armament
    Guns ?
    Modified January 29, 1998
    by Alexandre Savine
    and Sergey Andreev;
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