Fokker D.VIII Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1918
Type: Monoplane Fighter
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Fokker Flugzeug-Werke GmbH - Germany
Production Total: 295
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 22.97 feet (7 meters)
Overall Width: 29.20 feet (8.90 meters)
Overall Height: 9.19 feet (2.80 meters)
Weight (Empty): 1,543 lb (700 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 1,936 lb (878 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Oberursel UR-II 9-cylinder air-cooled rotary engine developing 110 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 117 mph (188 kph; 102 knots)
Maximum Range: 175 miles (282 km)
Service Ceiling: 20,669 feet (6,300 meters; 3.91 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
2 x 7.92mm machine guns synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
Global Operators / Customers
Belgium; Imperial Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Soviet Union
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
V 26 - Early Prototype
V 28 - Later prototype trialed with Oberursel or Goebel rotary engine.
V 30 - Unpowered Glider Variant
E.V - Initial Production Designation
D.VIII - Base Series Designation; fitting Oberursel UR-II rotary engine of 110 horsepower.