Specifications for the
Focus Model: Zeppelin-Staaken R.VI
Country of Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer: Zeppelin-Staaken - Germany
Initial Year of Service: 1917
Length: 72.51 ft (22.1 m)
Width: 138.45 ft (42.20 m)
Height: 20.67ft (6.30 m)
Weight (Empty): 17,463 lb (7,921 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 26,120 lb (11,848 kg)
Powerplant: 4 x Mercedes D.IVa 6-cylinder inline piston engines delivering 260 horsepower each OR 4 x Maybach Mb.IVa piston engines of 245 horsepower each; arranged as two pusher and two puller engine pairs.
Maximum Speed: 84 mph (135 kmh; 73 kts)
Maximum Range: 497 miles (800 km)
Service Ceiling: 14,108 ft (4,300 m; 2.7 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 350 feet-per-minute (107 m/min)
1 x 7.92mm Parabellum machine gun in trainable nose position.
1 x 7.92mm Parabellum machine gun in trainable upper wing pulpit position.
1 x 7.92mm Parabellum machine gun in rear fuselage cockpit on flexible mount.
1 x 7.92mm Parabellum machine gun in rear ventral position.
Up to 4,400 lb of bombs.
R.IV - Initial production model; four engines; 18 examples