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Kondor Taube

Страна: Германия

Год: 1912

Koch - glider - 1889 - Германия<– –>Kondor - W 1 / W 2 - 1915 - Германия


O.Thetford, P.Gray German Aircraft of the First World War (Putnam)


Kondor Taube Type H
  Used, as were most Taube types, for unarmed reconnaissance and scouting duties, the Type H was built in 1915 and as such was the last Taube type constructed. The cut-out in the wing root was to facilitate observation. Engine, 100 h.p. Mercedes D I. Span, 13.5 m. (44 ft. 3 5/8 in.).


Jane's All The World Aircraft 1913


KONDOR. Kondor Flugzeugwerke G.m.b.H., Essen, Ruhr. Fabrik auf dem Flugplatz. Rotthausen. Capacity: 30 or so a year.

   1912. 1913.

Length.............feet(m.) 33? (10.30) 27 (8.20)
Span...............feet(m.) 48? (14.80) 46 (14)
Area..........sq. feet(m?.) 258 (24) 280 (26)
Weight, total....lbs.(kgs.) 1543 ( 700) 1328 600)
   useful...lbs.(kgs.) ... ...
Motor..................h.p. 100 Argus 100 Argus
Speed...........m.p.h.(km.) 65 (105) 70 (112)
Number Built during 1912... 2 ...

Remarks.--Both models torpedo body, on 4 skids. Planes dart V form. Constructor: J. Suwelack.


Журнал Flight


Flight, September 11, 1914.

AIRCRAFT "MADE IN GERMANY"
WHICH MAY BE EMPLOYED AGAINST THE ALLIES.

23. The Kondor Taube
  resembles other monoplanes of this type in the shape of its wings and their bracing, but an attempt has been made to provide a better streamline fuselage. This member in the Kondor Taube is of circular section, with openings cut out of the top for the engine, passenger and pilot. The chassis is somewhat similar to that of the early Blackburn monoplane, and although appearing to be particularly strong would seem to offer a considerable amount of head resistance. The tubular axle is slung from the two short skids by means of rubber shock-absorbers. The flexing elevator forms a continuation of the fixed portion of the horizontal tail plane, and symmetrically divided rudders and vertical tail fins are fitted above and below the tail plane. Evidently the reduction of head resistance obtained by the circular fuselage is more than counteracted by the complicated chassis and wing bracing, for the speed of the machine with 100 h.p. Mercedes engine is only just over 60 miles per hour.

Журнал - Flight за 1914 г.
23. The Kondor Taube.
K.Delve - World War One in the Air /Crowood/
In Germany similar designs were prevalent, such as this Kondor Eindecker, and the Taube (Dove) became a basic type in the early months of the First World War.
Jane's All The World Aircraft 1919 /Jane's/
A German Kondor Taube monoplane in the Spanish Service.
Jane's All The World Aircraft 1913 /Jane's/
1913 model. (1912 same appearance.)
O.Thetford, P.Gray - German Aircraft of the First World War /Putnam/
Kondor Taube Type H
Журнал - Flight за 1914 г.
23. The Kondor Taube.