AGO C.I

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C.I
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Gustav Otto Flugmaschinenfabrik
Designer A. Haefeli
Introduction June 1915
Primary user Germany

The AGO C.I was a German reconnaissance biplane of World War I of pod-and-boom configuration. The crew and pusher configuration powerplant shared a central nacelle, and the twin booms carried the tail and the four-wheeled landing gear. The observer sat at the nose and was armed with a machine-gun.[1] It was produced in both two bay and three bay versions. A single example was fitted with floats for coastal patrol duties for the German Navy (designation C.I-W).


Operators[edit]

 German Empire

Specifications[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and observer
  • Length: 9.0 m (29 ft 6 in)
  • Wingspan: 15.0 m (49 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 41.5 m2 (447 ft2)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Mercedes D.III, 117 kW (158 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 140 km/h (90 mph)
  • Range: 480 km (300 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 4,800 m (16,000 ft)

Armament

References[edit]

  1. ^ van Wyngarden, G (2006). Early German Aces of World War I, Osprey Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-84176-997-5


See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

Airco DH.6 - Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2