L.V.G. D III
1917
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L.V.G. D III

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Specification 
 MODELD.III
 CREW1
 ENGINE1 x 185hp NAG III
 WEIGHTS
    Take-off weight1028 kg2266 lb
    Empty weight773 kg1704 lb
 DIMENSIONS
    Wingspan10.00 m33 ft 10 in
    Length7.53 m25 ft 8 in
    Height2.92 m10 ft 7 in
    Wing area26.20 m2282.01 sq ft
 PERFORMANCE
    Max. speed175 km/h109 mph
    Cruise speed148 km/h92 mph
    Rate of climb333 m/min1100 ft/min
 ARMAMENT2 x 7.92mm

Comments
Barry, 23.05.2016

The DIII was designed as competition to the Albatross DIII but was found to be to heavy and large for front line use when the fashion at the time was for more nimble lightweight machines and as a result only one was built.

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