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AEG G.I

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Top speed  125 km/h
Length  8.65 m
Wingspan  16 m
Manufacturer  AEG
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The AEG G.I (originally designated as the K.I) was a three-seat, twin-engined German biplane bomber aircraft of World War I. It was tested and found to be viable for air-fighting in the latter half of 1915 but performed poorly, necessitating the development of the AEG G.II.

Specifications (AEG G.I)

Data from German Aircraft of the First World War

General characteristics

  • Crew: three
  • Length: 8.65 m (28 ft 4 in)
  • Wingspan: 16.00 m (52 ft 6 in)
  • Height: 3.46 m (11 ft 4 in)
  • Wing area: 59 m² (635 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 1,160 kg (2,558 lb)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 1,960 kg (4,322 lb)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Mercedes D.I six-cylinder water cooled inline engine, 74.5 kW (100 hp) each
  • Performance

  • Maximum speed: 125 km/h (78 mph)
  • Range: 450 km (281 mi)
  • Service ceiling: 2,400 m (7,874 ft)
  • Armament

  • Guns: 2 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) machine guns
  • Bombs: 200 kg (440 lb) of bombs
  • References

    AEG G.I Wikipedia


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