Hansa-Brandenburg D.I (Type KD) Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1916
Type: Biplane Fighter Aircraft
National Origin: Austria-Hungary
Manufacturer(s): Hansa-Brandenburg - Germany / Phonix Flugzeug-Werke AG; Ungarische Flugzeugfabrik AG - Austria
Production Total: 122
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 20.83 feet (6.35 meters)
Overall Width: 27.92 feet (8.51 meters)
Overall Height: 9.15 feet (2.79 meters)
Weight (Empty): 1,477 lb (670 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,022 lb (917 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Austro-Daimler liquid-cooled 6-cylinder inline engine delivering 160 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 116 mph (187 kph; 101 knots)
Maximum Range: 162 miles (260 km)
Service Ceiling: 16,404 feet (5,000 meters; 3.11 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,000 feet-per-minute (305 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 8mm Schwarzlose synchronized forward-firing machine gun fitted in a fairing over the upper wing assembly.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
D.I (Type KD) - Base Series Production Designation; produced by Hansa-Brandenburg in Germany and Phonix of Vienna; German-produced aircraft yeilded output of 150 horsepower while Vienna-produced aircraft fitted a 185 horsepower engine.