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Old 21 April 2010, 02:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Albatros D.II

Looking for any books, magazines with the best reference information on the D.II, specifically performance data for this aircraft.

What would people consider the "best" (sorry, I know that in itself can vary from different sources) source for this information? If it is a generic book covering Central Powers aircraft that is fine, just want what everyperformance curve (Speed vs Alt) that this out there.
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Old 21 April 2010, 06:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would recommend 'Albatros D-II' by Rudolf Hofling and 'German Aircraft of the First World War' by Grey and Thetford. I'm sure others here know resources as good or better than these.
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Hofling's book is good, and also Windsock Datafile 100 on the D.I/D.II is indispensable.
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Old 21 April 2010, 11:28 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks for those tips - I already have Windsock 100 on the way (ordered over the weekend) and have "German Aircraft of the First World War" but will get onto 'Albatros D-II' by Rudolf Hofling.

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