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    Fokker D.VII

    World War I Aeroplanes
    15 Crescent Rd.
    Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
    United States

    Phone: 845-473-3679


    CATEGORY:
    Type Fixed-wingSport-Pilot Compliant No
    Status No Longer Sold
    Categories Replica
    PERFORMANCE:
    Max Speed (mph) 117Service Ceiling (ft)
    Cruise Speed (mph)Rate of Climb (fpm) 900
    Stall Speed (mph)Takeoff Distance (ft)
    Range (statute mi) 170Landing Distance (ft)
    POWERPLANT:
    Engine Mercedes
    Design Horsepower 160H.P. Low Range 160
    Fuel Capacity (US Gal.)H.P. High Range 200
    DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT:
    Empty Weight (lb) 1540Useful Load (lb) 330
    Gross Weight (lb) 1870
    Wing Area (ft2) 221.4Length (ft) 16.8
    Wingspan (ft) 29.4Height (ft) 9
    DESIGN:
    Wing Design BiplaneFolding Wings No
    No. of Seats 1Tandem No
    Cockpit Width (in) 28
    Landing Gear Tailwheel, Skid
    Materials Composite, Metal, Wood
    KIT AND PLANS:
    Kit Available NoQuick-build Available No
    Plans Available YesIncludes Engine No
    Beginner Build Time (hrs) 4000Number Built & Flown 2
    Kit Cost ($US) $Plans Cost ($US) $125
    Build Cost Range $ - $
    COMMENTS:
    Design reworked by Herbert L. Kelley; aircraft may use Hispano-Suiza or WW-II Ranger engine. Company produces 56-page listing of plans and technical reports on WW-I aircraft and engines that are available for purchase.