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AEG C.I
Role Reconnaissance aircraft
Manufacturer AEG
Introduction 1915

The AEG C.I was a two-seat biplane reconnaissance aircraft produced in small numbers from March 1915. It was essentially an B.II armed with a single 7.92 mm (.312 in) Parabellum or Bergmann (rarely) machine gun mounted at the rear of the cockpit for the observer. A more powerful Benz engine increased maximum speed to a more respectable 130 km/h (81 mph). By October 1915, it had begun to be replaced by the AEG C.II.[1]

Specifications (AEG C.I)[]

Data from German Aircraft of the First World War[1]

Armament

  • Guns: 1 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) Parabellum MG14 or Bergmann MG 15nA with 550 rounds

See also[]

References[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gray, Peter; Owen Thetford (1970). German Aircraft of the First World War (2nd ed.). London: Putnam. ISBN 0-370-00103-6. 

Further reading[]

  • Kroschel, Günter; Stützer, Helmut: Die deutschen Militärflugzeuge 1910-18, Wilhelmshaven 1977
  • Munson, Kenneth: Bomber 1914–19, Zürich 1968, Nr. 20
  • Nowarra, Heinz: Die Entwicklung der Flugzeuge 1914-18, München 1959
  • Sharpe, Michael: Doppeldecker, Dreifachdecker & Wasserflugzeuge, Gondrom, Bindlach 2001, ISBN 3-8112-1872-7


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