AGO C.II

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C.II
AGO W2 seaplane 1913.jpg
AGO W2 seaplane 1913
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer AGO Flugzeugwerke
Designer A. Haefeli
Introduction 1915
Primary user Germany
Number built 15

The AGO C.II was a German reconnaissance biplane of World War I. It was essentially a slightly redesigned version of the manufacturer's C.I design with a more powerful engine.

Two examples were equipped with floats (designation C.II-W) and operated by the German Navy for coastal patrol.


Operators[edit]

 German Empire

Specifications[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and observer
  • Length: 9.84 m (32 ft 3 in)
  • Wingspan: 14.5 m (47 ft 7 in)
  • Wing area: 40 m2 (430 ft2)
  • Empty weight: 1,360 kg (3,000 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,946 kg (4,290 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Mercedes D.IV, 162 kW (217 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 145 km/h (90 mph)
  • Range: 580 km (360 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 4,500 [1] m (14,800 ft)

Armament

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ Angelucci 1983, p. 81.
Bibliography
  • Angelucci, Enzo. The Rand McNally Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft, 1914-1980. San Diego, California: The Military Press, 1983. ISBN 0-517-41021-4.
  • Taylor, Michael J. H. Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions, 1989, p. 39.

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See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

Airco DH.7