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The AEG C.V was a prototype two-seat biplane reconnaissance aircraft of World War I. A single AEG C.IV was modified to utilise a more powerful engine, but the results were disappointing enough that further development was cancelled.

Specifications (AEG C.V)

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and observer
  • Length: 7.16 m (23 ft 6 in)
  • Wingspan: 13.46 m (44 ft 2 in)
  • Height: 3.35 m (11 ft)
  • Wing area: 39 m² (420 ft²)
  • Empty weight: 802 kg (1,764 lb)
  • Max takeoff weight: 1,120 kg (2,464 lb)
  • Powerplant:Mercedes D.IV 8-cylinder, liquid-cooled, inline engine, 164 kW (220 hp)



  • 1 × forward-firing 7.92 mm (.312 in) LMG 08/15 machine gun
  • 1 × 7.92 mm (.312 in) Parabellum MG14 machine gun in ring mount for observer

See also

Related development AEG C.IV

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Published - July 2009

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