Halberstadt C.V was a German single-engined reconnaissance biplane of World War I, built by Halberstädter Flugzeugwerke.
Derived from the Halberstadt C.III, with a more powerful supercharged 160 kW (220 hp) Benz Bz.IV engine, it saw service only in the final months of the war. Cameras were mounted in the observer's cockpit floor.
Operators [ edit ]
Survivors [ edit ]
A single C.V (S/No. 3471/18) survives at the
Musée Royal de l'Armée et d'Histoire Militaire in Brussels, Belgium.
Specifications (C.V) [ edit ]
Data from German Aircraft of the First World War [1 ]
Length: 6.92 m (22 ft 8 in)
Wingspan: 13.62 m (44 ft 8 in)
Height: 3.36 m (11 ft 0 in)
Wing area: 43 m 2 (460 sq ft)
Empty weight: 930 kg (2,050 lb)
Gross weight: 1,635 kg (3,605 lb)
Powerplant: 1 × Benz Bz.IV 6-cyl. water-cooled in-line piston engine, 160 kW (220 hp)
Maximum speed: 170 km/h (106 mph; 92 kn)
Endurance: 3½ hours
Service ceiling: 5,000 m (16,404 ft)
Rate of climb: 10.42 m/s (2,051 ft/min)
Time to altitude:
2,000 m (6,562 ft) in 3 minutes 12 seconds
5,000 m (16,404 ft) in 23 minutes
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Gray, Peter; Owen Thetford (1970). German Aircraft of the First World War (2nd ed.). London: Putnam & Company Ltd. pp. 143–145.
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