AGO C.II

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C.II
Ago-Zweirumpf-Sanke437.jpg
An Ago C.II with 3-bay wings
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 Imperial German Navy for coastal patrol.


Operators[edit]

AGO C.II FQ
 German Empire

Specifications (Ago C.II with 2-bay wings)[edit]

Data from [1]

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and observer
  • Length: 9.84 m (32 ft 3 in)
  • Wingspan: 14.5 m (47 ft 7 in) ; 3-bay wings 18.3 m (60 ft)
  • Height: 3.175 m (10 ft 5 in)
  • Empty weight: 1,360 kg (2,998 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,946 kg (4,290 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Benz Bz.IV , 160 kW (220 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 137 km/h (85 mph; 74 kn)
  • Range: 580 km (360 mi; 313 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 4,500 m (14,764 ft) [2]

Armament

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ Gray, Peter; Thetford, Owen (1970). German Aircraft of the First World War (2nd ed.). London: Putnam. pp. 247–248. ISBN 0-370-00103-6. 
  2. ^ Angelucci 1983, p. 81.
Bibliography
  • Angelucci, Enzo (1983). Harris, S. M. (translator), ed. The Rand McNally encyclopedia of military aircraft 1914 - 1980 (Reprint ed.). New York: Military Press. ISBN 0-517-41021-4. 
  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 39. 

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See also[edit]

Aircraft of comparable role, configuration and era

Airco DH.7