Albatros D.III

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Included Formats
Maya 7.0 mental ray
Cinema 4D 10 Default Scanline
Lightwave 6.5 Default Scanline
3ds Max 7.0 Default Scanline
Softimage 3.5 Default Scanline
3DS N/A
OBJ N/A
Other Files
AlbatrosDIII_EXT.zip
3D Model Specifications
Product ID:503454
Published:
Geometry:Polygonal
Polygons:41,815
Vertices:44,018
Textures:Yes
Materials:Yes
Rigged:No
Animated:No
UV Mapped:Yes
Unwrapped UVs:Yes, overlapping
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Description
A model of the Albatros D.III has been included. There are five skins associated with this model. The model also includes a nice cockpit. Check out the screens for skins included and cockpit.

MODEL AND TEXTURES INCLUDED: A model of the Albatros D.III biplane has been included as well as color maps and specular map. Five skins are included with this aircraft. They include:

Tex_ALBc.jpg: Albatros D.III - 2041/16. Ltn Ernst Hess, Jasta 28w, Wasquehal, August 1917.

Tex_ALBc1.jpg: Albatros D.III. Ltn Hermann Goring, Jasta 27, June 1917.

Tex_ALBc2.jpg: Albatros D.III. Gerhard Bassenge, Jasta 2, summer 1917.

Tex_ALBc3.jpg: Albatros D.III. Ltn Hermann Frommherz, Jasta 2 Boelcke, 1917.

Tex_ALBc4.jpg: Albatros D.III. Ltn Werner Voss, Jasta 2 Boelcke, mid-1917.

ROTATIONS: The rudders, ailerons, prop, and elevators have been set up to be rotatable.

Textures

Detailed textures are provided including specular. Maximum dimension of textures are 4096 pixels.

History

The Albatros D.III was in service for a year between late 1916 to late 1917 although some remained in service through 1918 as well. It would be the best aircraft that Germany would have available until the Albatros D.V, Fokker Dr. 1, and Fokker D.VII replaced it. The Austro-Hungarian Air Service would fly a number as well.

In 1916 Allied aircraft were generally superior to what Germany was flying at the time and the creation of the Albatros D.II and D.III changed that. It would quickly dominate the skies and was responsible for causing havoc during the period known as 'Bloody April'.

Despite some wing related failure issues the D.III was a great aircraft to fly and was known for its maneuverability and rate of climb. Over 2000 aircraft would end up being built and during 1917 almost every major ace pilot would fly it or the D.V version. These pilots include: Manfred von Richthofen, Ernst Udet, Erich Löwenhardt, Kurt Wolff, and Karl Emil Schäfer.

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