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Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer AGO Flugzeugwerke
Designed by A. Haefeli
Introduced June 1915
Primary user Germany

The AGO C.I was a German reconnaissance biplane of World War I of pod-and-boom configuration. The crew and pusher powerplant shared a central nacelle, and the twin booms carried the tail and the four-wheeled landing gear. The observer sat at the nose and was armed with a machine-gun.

A single example was fitted with floats for coastal patrol duties for the German Navy (designation C.I-W).





General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and observer
  • Length: 9.0 m (29 ft 6 in)
  • Wingspan: 15.0 m (49 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 41.5 m² (447 ft²)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Mercedes D.III, 117 kW (158 hp)


  • Maximum speed: 140 km/h (90 mph)
  • Range: 480 km (300 miles)
  • Service ceiling: 4,800 m (16,000 ft)


See also

Comparable aircraft Airco DH.6 - Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2

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Published - July 2009

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