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The Albatros D.III was a biplane fighter aircraft used by the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkräfte) and the Austro-Hungarian Air Service (Luftfahrtruppen) during World War I. The D.III was flown by many top German aces, including Wilhelm Frankl, Erich Löwenhardt, Manfred von Richthofen, Karl Emil Schäfer, Ernst Udet, and Kurt Wolff. It was the preeminent fighter during the period of German aerial dominance known as "Bloody April" 1917.
Several Austro-Hungarian Albatros fighters appear in the Singleplayer level "Avanti Savoia!", escorting Gotha G.IV bombers, ordered to kill Matteo's team. At the end of "O la Vittoria", after demolishing a mountainside, one damaged Albatros crashes into Luca's AA gun position, nearly killing him.
Crashed Ottoman Albatros can be seen in the ending cutscene of Nothing Is Written. Oddly, it appears only in cutscene, as in the game player doesn't fight any D.IIIs and during this level Ottoman Air Force uses Fokker Dr.Is instead.
In Multiplayer, the Albatros D.III appears as the fighter plane of Austria-Hungary and Ottoman Empire.