Rumpler C.I Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1915
Type: Reconnaissance Biplane
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Rumpler Flugzeugwerke - Imperial Germany
Production Total: 1,000
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Length: 25.75 feet (7.85 meters)
Overall Width: 39.86 feet (12.15 meters)
Overall Height: 10.01 feet (3.05 meters)
Weight (Empty): 2,094 lb (950 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,932 lb (1,330 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Mercedes D.III water-cooled inline engine developing 160 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 94 mph (152 kph; 82 knots)
Maximum Range: 360 miles (580 km)
Service Ceiling: 16,568 feet (5,050 meters; 3.14 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 7.92mm LMG 08/15 machine gun in fixed, forward-firing portside fuselage mounting firing through the spinning propeller.
1 x 7.92mm Parabellum MG14 machine gun on trainable mount in rear cockpit.
Up to 100kg of external stores.
Global Operators / Customers
Imperial Germany; Latvia; Poland; Ottoman Empire (Turkey); Yugoslavia
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
C.I - Base Military Designation
C.Ia - Fitted with Argus As.III engine of 180 horsepower.
5A 2 - Rumpler Company Designation
6B - Single-Seat Floatplane Fighter Variant