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Role Bomber
National origin  German Empire
Manufacturer AEG
Introduction 1915
Primary user Luftstreitkräfte
Produced 1915
Developed from AEG G.I

The AEG G.II was a German biplane bomber aircraft of World War I developed from the AEG G.I. With more powerful engines, the twenty-four aircraft built featured performance adequate enough to enable them to see some limited operational use. Typically armed with three 7.92 mm (.312 in) machine guns and 200 kg (440 lb) of bombs, it suffered stability problems. Many G.II aircraft were fitted with additional vertical tail surfaces on each side of the fin and rudder to improve flight handling characteristics.

Specifications (AEG G.II)

General characteristics

  • Crew: three
  • Length: 9.10 m (29 ft 10 in)
  • Wingspan: 16.20 m (53 ft 2 in)
  • Height: 3.49 m (11 ft 5 in)
  • Wing area: 59 m² (635 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 1,450 kg (3,197 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 2,470 kg (5,446 lb)
  • Powerplant:Benz Bz.III, 112 kW (150 hp) each



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

See also

Comparable aircraft

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