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In Memoriam

Klaas Willem Jonker
(Wilko)
† April 30, 2018

On Monday 30 April 2018, Wilko Jonker died after a long illness at the age of 58. He leaves behind a wife and two children. The Dutch military aviation and plastic modeling were his hobby and on this website he shared all the knowledge he has collected over the years. His hobby has been able to distract him from the persistent disease in his body until the last week of his life. The contacts with other hobbyists were a major support for him.

This website will be maintained by different people for as long as possible, so that other enthusiasts can continue to benefit from extensive content.

Albatros B.III

History

This type was developed from the successful B.II.
The airman was now able to look down, because the construction of the wing of the Nieuport (it had a narrower lower wing) had applied
The hull, made out of wood, was of the same design as its predecessors. The landing gear did not undergo any changes.

 

Technical Information
Dimensions:
Length: 7,8 m Wingspan: 11 m
Height: - m Wing area: m2
Weights:
Empty weight: - kg Max. start weight: - kg
Performances:
Max. speed: 115 km/hr Rate of climb:  
Range: 4 hrs Service ceiling: 3000 m
Miscellaneous:
Engine type: One Mercedes D-II rated 120 hp
Crew: Two men
Armament: .