Fokker V.5 Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1917
Type: Triplane Fighter Prototype
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Fokker-Flugzeugwerke - Imperial Germany
Production Total: 3
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 18.70 feet (5.7 meters)
Overall Width: 23.62 feet (7.20 meters)
Overall Height: 9.68 feet (2.95 meters)
Weight (Empty): 882 lb (400 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 1,268 lb (575 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Le Rhone rotary piston engine developing 110 horsepower and driving two-bladed wooden propeller at nose.
Maximum Speed: 99 mph (160 kph; 86 knots)
Maximum Range: 180 miles (290 km)
Service Ceiling: 19,685 feet (6,000 meters; 3.73 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 900 feet-per-minute (274 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
2 x 7.92mm LMG 08/15 machine guns over the nose set to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
V.5 - Base Series Designation; three prototypes completed.