The Elusive Pfalz Dr.1
"The Pfalz Dr1 was inferior to the Fokker"
The best -known of the German Triplanes after
the Fokker Dr.1 emerged from the Pfalz factory at Speyer on the Rhine. This
seldom known fighter was superior
to the Fokker.
Note the Sanke Card above. Sanke Cards were used to boost moral. A
machine that never saw combat cannot be a moral booster.
"The Pfalz Dr1 never
went into production"
Tested in November 1917 by M.v. Richthofen,
the Pfalz Dr.1 was put into small scale production.
"The Pfalz Dr1 never saw
It served with several frontline units, most
notably Jasta 73.
"Only 10 aircraft were built"
Serial numbers on these aircraft are well over 200!! This machine is
221.......Where did the other 220 go? Mars?
"The Pfalz arrived too late to be effective in
Really? Apparently the Pfalz Dr1 was in high demand, because they came
out with another one!!
"The Pfalz Dr1 is too experimental an aircraft
to be included in RB"
FACT: The Sopwith Snipe is an experimental aircraft, yet it was
included in RB.