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World War 1 German Empire Aircraft (1914-1918)

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 1/6/2016

The Imperial German air service produced many-an-ace thanks to constant development of various fighter lines.





There are a total of (55) World War 1 German Empire Aircraft (1914-1918) in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




1916
AEG C.IV
The C.IV was a twin-seat biplane aircraft produced by the German firm of Allgemeine Elektrizitats-Ge... [Read More]
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1916
AEG G.IV
The German concern of AEG (Allgemeine Elektritzitats Gesellschaft) delivered another successful wart... [Read More]
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1915
AGO C.II
The AGO C.II was the product of the Aerowerke Gustav Otto (abbreviated as "AGO") concern and is cons... [Read More]
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1914
Albatros B.II
The Albatros B.II was a reconnaissance biplane used in the early years of the First World War, parti... [Read More]
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1915
Albatros C.I
The Albatros C.I series of aircraft was the next evolution in the brand's reconnaissance aircraft li... [Read More]
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1915
Albatros C.III
Albatros built several "C-type" twin-seat reconnaissance biplanes for the German Air Service in Worl... [Read More]
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1916
Albatros C.V
The Albatros C.V can, in some ways, be approached as a step backwards in the progression of the C-se... [Read More]
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1917
Albatros C.X
The Albatros production of the C.X model continued the firm's commitment to producing capable reconn... [Read More]
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1916
Albatros D.I
The Albatros Flugzeugwerke firm certainly made a name for itself in World War 1. It was responsible ... [Read More]
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1916
Albatros D.II
Albatros produced a variety of capable fighter mounts throughout World War 1 and the original D.I se... [Read More]
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1917
Albatros D.III
While the Albatros D.I proved critical in winning back air superiority for the Germans in early 1917... [Read More]
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1917
Albatros D.V
At the time of its inception, the Albatros D-series of fighter aircraft (beginning with the D.I mode... [Read More]
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1917
Albatros D.Va
The Albatros D.I of 1916 proved instrumental in bringing air superiority back into the favor of the ... [Read More]
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1917
Albatros J.I
The Albatros J.I was conceived of as a dedicated ground attack aircraft for use in the "infantry clo... [Read More]
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1914
Aviatik B.I
The Aviatik B.I series handled reconnaissance duties for Germany in the early years of the war, serv... [Read More]
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1915
Aviatik C.I
Aviatik (Automobil und Aviatikwerke) of Germany was already involved in aircraft designs from the ou... [Read More]
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1916
DFW C.V
The DFW C.V series of biplane aircraft was of German design in World War 1. The system was particula... [Read More]
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1918
Fokker C.I
The Fokker C.I was a biplane aircraft that entered development under the flag of the German Empire d... [Read More]
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1918
Fokker D.VII
Regarded as Germany's finest fighter of World War 1 (1914-1918), the Fokker D.VII actually had a sho... [Read More]
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1918
Fokker D.VIII (Fokker E.V)
The Fokker D.VIII was a rare monoplane design of World War 1 and regarded as one of the best fighter... [Read More]
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1917
Fokker Dr.I (Dreidecker)
The Fokker Dr.I ("Dr" for "Dreidecker" meaning "triplane") series is most closely associated with Ma... [Read More]
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1915
Fokker E (Eindecker)
As with most aircraft developed during World War 1, the Eindecker series enjoyed a relatively short ... [Read More]
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1917
Friedrichshafen G.III
The Friedrichshafen G.III was a medium bi-plane class bomber utilized by the German Empire in World ... [Read More]
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1916
Gotha G.IV
The Gotha G.IV series of heavy biplane bombers served the German Air Service of World War 1 (1914-19... [Read More]
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1917
Gotha G.V
With the Germans having gained critical territory up to the Belgian coast in 1914, thoughts to the b... [Read More]
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1918
Halberstadt CL.IV
The CL.IV was a further development of the CL.II design, both aircraft a product of Halberstadt Flug... [Read More]
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1917
Hansa-Brandenburg W.12
The Hansa-Brandenburg W.12 was a two-seat floatplane fighter seaplane design serving the German Empi... [Read More]
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1918
Junkers CL.I
The Junkers CL.I was something of a break-through aircraft design for its time, appearing during the... [Read More]
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1916
LFG Roland C.II (Whale)
The LFG Roland C.II was a rather advanced biplane fighter design of World War 1 (1914-1918) serving ... [Read More]
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1918
LFG Roland D.VI
The LFG Roland D.VI was adopted by the German Air Service of World War 1 (1914-1918) as a successor ... [Read More]
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1917
LTG FD.1
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1915
LVG B (Series)
Prior to production of military aircraft, the LVG concern ("Luft-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft") was focused... [Read More]
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1915
LVG C.II
The LVG C.II was a limited-production reconnaissance scout plane utilized by the German Empire durin... [Read More]
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1918
LVG C.VI
The LVG C.VI became one of the final German two-seat aircraft to see quantitative production in Worl... [Read More]
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1917
LVG D.III
LVG (Luft-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft) was established in Berlin-Johannisthal, Germany during 1912 and amo... [Read More]
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1917
Pfalz D.III
The Pfalz D.III was an exceptional aircraft produced in large numbers by Bavaria for Bavarian forces... [Read More]
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1916
Rumpler 6B
The Rumpler concern has become a largely forgotten aviation manufacturer when pitted alongside the l... [Read More]
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1914
Rumpler B.I
While discussions of World War 1 (1914-1918) aircraft inevitably turn to Fokkers, SPADs and Sopwiths... [Read More]
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1915
Rumpler C.I
Austrian-born engineer Edmund Rumpler settled his Rumpler Flugzeugwerke concern in 1909 and began by... [Read More]
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1916
Rumpler C.III
Rumpler Flugzeugwerke followed their Rumpler C.I biplane reconnaissance aircraft with the improved C... [Read More]
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1917
Rumpler C.IV
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1917
Rumpler C.VII
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1917
Rumpler C.VIII
The aircraft, as a viable standalone weapon of war, emerged in World War 1 (1914-1918) along with th... [Read More]
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1917
Rumpler D.I
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1915
Rumpler G.I
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1910
Rumpler Taube (Etrich Taube)
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1916
Siemens-Schuckert D.I
So desperate were the Germans of finding a counter to the French Nieuport 17 biplane fighter that th... [Read More]
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1917
Siemens-Schuckert D.III
The Siemens-Schuckert D series of fighters evolved from captured French-made Nieuport 11 aircraft. T... [Read More]
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1918
Siemens-Schuckert D.IV
The Siemens-Schuckert D.IV was a further development of the D-series brand, itself a copy of the spe... [Read More]
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1919
Siemens-Schuckert R.VIII
The Siemens-Schuckert R.VIII was a mammoth biplane aircraft design intended as a heavy bomber for th... [Read More]
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1915
Zeppelin L.10 (LZ-40)
The Zeppelin was a rigid, "lighter-than-air" manned aircraft developed by German Count Ferdinand von... [Read More]
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1916
Zeppelin L.32 (LZ-74)
The German Zeppelin L.32 (production designation of "LZ-74") served the Imperial German Navy (German... [Read More]
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1917
Zeppelin L.52 (LZ-98)
The Zeppelin was a principle weapon of both the German Army and Navy concerning World War 1 (1914-19... [Read More]
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1914
Zeppelin Z.XII (LZ-26)
First flown on December 14th, 1914, the military-minded Zeppelin "LZ-26" became one of the more succ... [Read More]
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1917
Zeppelin-Staaken R-series
When World War 1 (1914-1918) bogged down into the stubborn battles of trench warfare in the Autumn o... [Read More]
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