Albatros D.Va, 7161/17, Jasta 46, early 1918
The pilot of this aircraft was likely Erich Gurgenz, a native of
Berlin who served with Jasta 46 from February 10th, 1918. This
airplane fell into the hands of the Allies and was displayed on
several occasions. It was restored in 1979 and is displayed at the
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington DC.
This aircraft carries no camouflage paint on its plywood fuselage and the wings are covered in fabric printed with a lozenge
pattern. The tail surfaces carry green and yellow stripes. The
colours of the wheel hubs and the spinner have been reported as
yellow or green as well.
INFO Eduard - May 2018
Cat. No. 8113
built by Martin Jirkal