AEG C.VI

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C.VI
Role Reconnaissance aircraft
National origin  German Empire
Manufacturer AEG
Primary user Luftstreitkräfte
Developed from AEG C.IV

The AEG C.VI was a prototype two-seat biplane reconnaissance aircraft of World War I. It was developed in 1916 from the AEG C.IV, but did not enter production.

Specifications (AEG C.VI)[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and observer
  • Length: 7.16 m (23 ft 6 in)
  • Wingspan: 13.46 m (44 ft 2 in)
  • Height: 3.35 m (11 ft)
  • Wing area: 39 m² (420 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 802 kg (1,764 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 1,120 kg (2,464 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Benz Bz.IV 6-cylinder, water-cooled, inline engine, 150 kW (200 hp)

Performance

Armament

  • 1 × forward-firing 7.92 mm (.312 in) LMG 08/15 machine gun
  • 1 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) Parabellum MG14 machine gun in ring mount for observer

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