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Red Baron and WWI Aircrafts
Transcript of Red Baron and WWI Aircrafts
Manfred von Richthofen
A German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service during WWI.
The name "Red Baron" was given to him by the British.
He got his name from painting his Albatros D-III (type of aircraft) completely red so he would stand out and show his courage.
He shot down 80 planes in mid-air battles, more than any other pilot during the war, thus making him a legend among heroes.
The Red Baron
The Red Baron
The one that Manfred painted thus getting his nickname.
Albatros B.II was a surveillance biplane used in early years of WWI.
Albatros D.III took to the skies in forc by early 1917.
Albatros J.I was a dedicated ground attack aircraft
LVG B un-armed security scout and trainer aircraft
LVG C.II was a limited production also used for security scouts
LVG C.VI was on of the final two seat aircraft to see quantative production.
Aeromarine 39 was a two seat land base seaplane
Fifty originally built designs were reassigned under the designation of 39
Aeromarine 40 was a two seat flying boat trainer
Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny"
Curtiss H-16 had two pilots and two gunners and was a sea plane
Pilot sat inside the cockpit, one gunner managed the dorsal and other gunne sat in the froward most open air cocpit
Curtis JN-4 "Jenny" was a two seater trainer aircraft
Trained pilots in the details of aerial gunnery, bombardment, observation, and basic aircraft handling
WW1 Airplane Markings