Dobi-III

Dobi-III is the third and the last aircraft designed by Lithuanian aviator Jurgis Dobkevicius. Fighter Dobi-III was designed and tested in 1924. On June 8, 1926 it crashed at Kaunas Aerodrome killing its designer.

Dobi-III
Class Aircraft
Type Fighter
Manufacturer Jurgis Dobkevicius
Origin Lithuania
Country Name Origin Year
Lithuania 1924
ManufacturerName Production From Production To Quantity
Jurgis Dobkevicius View

Role Fighter
National origin Lithuania
Manufacturer Dobi
Designer Jurgis Dobkevicius
First flight November 1924
Retired 8 July 1926


General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 6.4 m (21 ft 0 in)
  • Wingspan: 12.5 m (41 ft 0 in)
  • Powerplant: 1 × BMW IIIa 6-cyl. water-cooled in-line piston engine, 136 kW (182 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 250 km/h (155 mph; 135 kn)

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