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AEG C.II
Role Reconnaissance aircraft
Manufacturer Allgemeine Elektrizitäts-Gesellschaft
Introduced 1915
Primary user Luftstreitkräfte

The AEG C.II was a German two-seat biplane reconnaissance aircraft produced in small numbers from October 1915. It was a slightly smaller version of the C.I with better performance, redesigned cockpit for both pilot and observer/bombardier, new rear mounting fora 7.92 mm (.312 in) Parabellum MG14 machine gun, and the ability to carry four 10 kg (20 lb) bombs for light attack duties.

Operators

 German Empire

Specifications (AEG C.II)

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and observer
  • Payload: 40 kg (88 lb)
  • Length: 7.09 m (23 ft 3.25 in)
  • Wingspan: 11.85 m (38 ft 10.5 in)
  • Height: 3.17 m (10.40 ft)
  • Empty weight: 680 kg (1,450 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 1,200 kg (2,646 lb)
  • Powerplant:Benz Bz.III, 112 kW (150 hp)

Performance

Armament

  • 1 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) Parabellum MG14 machine gun
  • Up to 40 kg (90 lb) of bombs

See also

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