Technical data
Type D-XI
Function Fighter
Year 1923
Crew 1
Engines 1*300hp Hispano-Suiza or M-6
Length 7.2m
Wingspan 11.5m
Wing area 21.6m2
Empty weight 975kg
Loaded weight 1325kg
Wing Load (kg/m2) 61.5
Power load (kg/hp) 4.4
Speed at 0m 218km/h
Turn time 12sec
Flight Endurance 2.5h
Ceiling 7000m
Climb
2000m 7.0min
3000m 11.5min
Armament
Guns ?

D-XI, Fokker

16k b/w Fokker D-XI from "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.322

One of the best fighters of its time, D-XI saw service with may air forces. About 200 were purchased by Russian Federation (USSR was not there yet). In order to keep this aircraft in operation special repair shops and rebuilding facilities were built.

D-XI was used in strifing role during clashes with Chinese forces on KVZhD (China-Eastern railroad), 1929.



References:
  • "History of aircraft construction in the USSR", Vol.1 p.321-322;

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