Halberstadt D.IV Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1916
Type: Biplane Fighter Prototype Aircraft
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Halberstadt - German Empire
Production Total: 3
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 23.62 feet (7.2 meters)
Overall Width: 27.56 feet (8.40 meters)
Overall Height: 8.37 feet (2.55 meters)
Weight (Empty): 1,367 lb (620 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 1,830 lb (830 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Benz Bz.III engine developing 150 horsepower and driving a two-bladed propeller at the nose.
Maximum Speed: 92 mph (148 kph; 80 knots)
Service Ceiling: 11,811 feet (3,600 meters; 2.24 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 650 feet-per-minute (198 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
2 x 7.92mm LMG 08/15 machine guns synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
Global Operators / Customers
Imperial Germany (cancelled)
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
D.IV - Base Series Designation; three prototypes completed.