Fokker T.VIII Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1939
Type: Maritime Patrol / Torpedo Bomber Floatplane Aircraft
National Origin: Netherlands
Manufacturer(s): Fokker - Netherlands
Production Total: 36
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 3
Overall Length: 42.65 feet (13 meters)
Overall Width: 59.06 feet (18.00 meters)
Overall Height: 16.40 feet (5.00 meters)
Weight (Empty): 6,834 lb (3,100 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 11,023 lb (5,000 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 2 x Wright R-975-E3 Whirlwind 9-cylinder air-cooled radial piston engines developing 450 horsepower each.
Maximum Speed: 177 mph (285 kph; 154 knots)
Maximum Range: 1,709 miles (2,750 km)
Service Ceiling: 22,310 feet (6,800 meters; 4.23 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 7.92mm machine gun fixed, forward-firing position in nose.
1 OR 2 x 7.92mm machine gun(s) on trainable mounting in rear cockpit.
Up to 1,335 lb of drop ordnance to include conventional bombs or a single torpedo.
Global Operators / Customers
Finland; Nazi Germany; Netherlands; United Kingdom
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
T.VIII - Base Series Designation
T.VIII W/G - Initial production model; mixed wood/metal construction; 19 examples.
T.VIII W/M - All-metal construction; 12 examples.
T.VIII W/C - Dimensionally larger, faster variant with uprated engines; 5 examples.