|First flight||late 1915|
|Number built||21 (incl. 1 prototype)|
The Siemens-Schuckert E.I was a German fighter aircraft, manufactured by Siemens-Schuckert.
The E type (Eindecker) monoplane first flew in late 1915. it was a monoplane with wire braced wings. powered by the Siemens-Halske Sh.I rotary engine it was armed with a single LMG 08/15 machine gun. After a successful evaluation, 20 production models were built.
- 1 prototype built. Powered by 89 kW (120 hp) Argus As.II inline engine. Destroyed in an accident.
- 6 built. Powered by 75 kW (100 hp) Oberursel U.I 9-cylinder rotary engine, a licence built Gnome Delta.
Data from German Aircraft of the First World War
- Crew: 1
- Length: 7.1 m (23 ft 3.625 in)
- Wingspan: 10.0 m (32 ft 9.75 in)
- Empty weight: 473 kg (1,041 lb)
- Gross weight: 673 kg (1,481 lb)
- Powerplant: 1 × Siemens-Halske Sh.I, 75 kW (100 hp) each
- Endurance: 1.5 hours
- 1 x LMG 08/15 machine gun
- Donald, David, The Encyclopedia of World Aircraft (pg 838). (1997). Prospero Books. ISBN 1-85605-375-X
- Peter Gray and Owen Thetford German Aircraft of the First World War London: Putnam, 1962
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