Zeppelin-Staaken R.VI (1917)
Type: Heavy Bomber Aircraft
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Zeppelin-Staaken - Germany
Production Total: 29
72.51 feet (22.1 meters)
138.45 feet (42.20 meters)
20.67 feet (6.30 meters)
17,463 lb (7,921 kg)
26,120 lb (11,848 kg)
4 x Mercedes D.IVa 6-cylinder inline piston engines developing 260 horsepower each OR 4 x Maybach Mb.IVa piston engines of 245 horsepower each; arranged as two pusher and two puller engine pairs.
84 mph (135 kmh; 73 knots)
497 miles (800 km)
14,108 feet (4,300 meters; 2.7 miles)
350 feet-per-minute (107 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload:
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.