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The AEG D.I was a biplane fighter of World War I. Three prototypes were ordered, but after the first two were involved in serious crashes, development was cancelled. A triplane version was built as the Dr.I. The second and third prototypes differed litle except in detail.
- A.E.G. D.I - 1917 prototype single seat bi-plane fighter.
- A.E.G. Dr.I - 1917 prototype single seat tri-plane fighter.
- AEG D.I first prototype - no. not known.
- AEG D.I second prototype - D4401/17.
- AEG D.I third prototype - D5002/17
- AEG Dr.I prototype - no. not known
Specifications (AEG D.I)
- Crew: one, pilot
- Length: 6.10 m (20 ft)
- Wingspan: 8.50 m (27 ft 11 in)
- Height: 2.65 m (8 ft 8 in)
- Wing area: 16.14 m² (174 ft²)
- Empty weight: 685 kg (1,764 lb)
- Loaded weight: 940 kg (2,068 kg)
- Powerplant: 1× Mercedes D.III 6-cylinder, liquid-cooled, inline engine, 118 kW (160 hp)
- 2 × forward-firing 7.92 mm (.312 in) LMG 08/15 machine guns
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Published - July 2009
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