AEG B.I

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B.I
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Role Reconnaissance aircraft
Manufacturer AEG
First flight 1914
Introduction 1914

The AEG B.I was a German two-seat biplane unarmed reconnaissance aircraft produced in very small numbers in 1914. It formed the basis for the more successful B- and C-type aircraft from AEG.

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Specifications (AEG B.I)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 10.5 m (34 ft 5 in)
  • Wingspan: 14.5 m (47 ft 7 in)
  • Wing area: 44 m2 (470 sq ft)
  • Empty weight: 650 kg (1,433 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 1,040 kg (2,293 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Mercedes D.I 6-cyl. water-cooled in-line piston engine, 74.5 kW (99.9 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 100 km/h (62 mph; 54 kn)
  • Service ceiling: 2,500 m (8,202 ft)
  • Wing loading: 24 kg/m2 (4.9 lb/sq ft)

See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

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