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Halberstadt C.I
Halberstadt C.I on a snow covered runway during WWI
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Halberstädter Flugzeugwerke
First flight Late 1917
Primary user Luftstreitkräfte
Developed from Halberstadt B.II

The Halberstadt C.I was a German single-engined reconnaissance biplane of World War I, built by Halberstädter Flugzeugwerke.

Design[]

The Halberstadt C.I was designed in late 1916 as a reconnaissance derivative of the company's B.II equipped with an Oberusel U.1 rotary engine. The aircraft's armament consisted of two front 7.92-mm machine gun LMG 08/15 Spandau and one turret 7.92-mm machine gun Parabellum mounted in the rear cockpit on a mobile turret.[1]

Operators[]

 German Empire

Specifications[]

Data from [2]

General characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 7.1 m (23 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 9.6 m (31 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 2.7 m (8 ft 10 in)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Oberusel U.I rotary piston engine, 82 kW (110 hp)

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 165 km/h (103 mph; 89 kn)
  • Endurance: 600 Km
  • Time to altitude:

Armament

See also[]

References[]

  1. http://www.airwar.ru/enc/other1/halbc1.html
  2. Treadwell, Terry, 2010. German and Austro-Hungarian Aircraft Manufacturers 1908-1918. Stroud: Amberley Publishing.

External links[]

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