Albatros C.VIII N

The Albatros C.VIII N was a night bomber developed in 1917 but that never entered service. It was a standard Albatros two-seat design, but with a wider three span biplane wing, and by the standards of 1917 it was underpowered, using a 160hp Mercedes D.III engine. The small bomb load was carried under the lower wings. At least one example was built, but it never entered service.

Engine: Mercedes D.III
Power: 160hp
Span: 54ft 11 1/8in
Length: 24ft 1in
Max speed: 84mph
Climb rate: 5 minutes to 3,280ft
Armament: One Spandau and One Parabellum machine gun.

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How to cite this article: Rickard, J (2 November 2012), Albatros C.VIII N ,

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