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AEG G.III

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G.III
Role Bomber
National origin  German Empire
Manufacturer AEG
Primary user Luftstreitkräfte
Developed from AEG G.II

The AEG G.III was a German biplane bomber aircraft of World War I developed from the G.II. Like its predecessor, it was only built in small numbers and saw limited operational use, mainly far from the main fronts of the war.

Specifications (AEG G.III)

General characteristics

  • Crew: four
  • Length: 9.20 m (30 ft 2 in)
  • Wingspan: 18.40 m (60 ft 4 in)
  • Height: 3.90 m (12 ft 10 in)
  • Wing area: 67 m² (721 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 2,000 kg (4,400 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 3,075 kg (6,765 lb)
  • Powerplant:Mercedes D.IV 8-cylinder, liquid-cooled inline engines, 164 kW (220 hp) each

Performance

Armament

  • 2 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) machine guns
  • 300 kg (660 lb) of bombs

See also

Comparable aircraft

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Published - July 2009














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