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The AEG PE (Panzer Einsitzer – «armoured one-seater») was a triplane ground-attack aircraft of World War I, one of the first aircraft designed from the outset for that role. The Idflieg rejected it on the grounds that its poor maneuverability made it too vulnerable to enemy fighters.

AEG PE triplane.jpg
Role Ground-attack aircraft
National origin German Empire
Manufacturer AEG
First flight March 1918
Number built 1
Variants AEG DJ.I

Specifications (AEG PE)

General characteristics

  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 6.6 m (21 ft 8 in)
  • Wingspan: 11.2 m (36 ft 9 in)
  • Empty weight: 1,182 kg (2,606 lb)
  • Gross weight: 1,412 kg (3,113 lb)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Benz Bz.IIIb V-8 water-cooled piston engine, 143 kW (192 hp)


  • Maximum speed: 166 km/h (103 mph; 90 kn)
  • Rate of climb: 2.87 m/s (565 ft/min)
  • Time to altitude: 1,000m in 5.8min


  • Guns: * 2 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) LMG 08/15 machine guns
  • Bombs: * 4 x small bombs

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Published in April 2019.

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