Five W.5s were delivered between May 1915 and February 1917. They were initially used out of Flanders, but they were withdrawn to the quieter Baltic.
|Designer||Max Oertz |
|First flight||May 1915 |
|Number built||5 |
|Wingspan||18.0 m (59 ft 1 in) |
|Engine||240hp Maybach |
|Armament||1 MG |
|Max Speed||119 km/h (74 mph) |
|Climb||1,500 m (5,000 ft) in 22:00 |
- Nowarra, p.80.
- Nowarra, pp.206-207.
- Heinz J. Nowarra, Bruce Robertson, and Peter G. Cooksley. Marine Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Letchworth, Herts, England: Harleyford Publications Limited, 1966. ISBN 0900435070
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