AEG G.V

The AEG G.V was a biplane bomber aircraft of World War I, a further refinement of the AEG G.IV.

The type saw limited production before the Armistice, and never entered operational service.

It had a 600 kg (1,320 lb) bomb load.

Specifications

Crew

3 or 4

Capacity

6

Length

10.8 m (35 ft 5 in)

Wingspan

27.24 m (89 ft 4 in)

Height

4.5 m (14 ft 9 in)

Wing area

89.5 m2 (963 sq ft)

Empty weight

2,700 kg (5,952 lb)

Gross weight

4,600 kg (10,141 lb)

Powerplant

2 × Mercedes D.IVa 6-cyl. Water cooled in-line piston engine, 194 kW (260 hp) each

Performance

Maximum speed

145 km/h (90 mph, 78 kn)

Ferry range

1,160 km (720 mi, 630 nmi)

Service ceiling

6,500 m (21,300 ft)

Rate of climb

2.78 m/s (547 ft/min)

Time to altitude

1,000m (3,281ft) in 6min

Armament

Guns

2 or 3 manually operated 7.92 mm (.312 in) machine-guns

Bombs

600kg 1,300lb.

 

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