Rumpler C.III Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1916
Type: Armed Reconnaissance Biplane
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Rumpler Flugzeugwerke - Imperial Germany
Production Total: 75
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Length: 26.90 feet (8.2 meters)
Overall Width: 41.34 feet (12.60 meters)
Overall Height: 10.66 feet (3.25 meters)
Weight (Empty): 1,852 lb (840 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,778 lb (1,260 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Benz Bz.IV engine developing 220 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 85 mph (136 kph; 73 knots)
Maximum Range: 298 miles (480 km)
Service Ceiling: 13,123 feet (4,000 meters; 2.49 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 7.92mm machine gun in fixed, forward-firing mount at upper forward fuselage.
1 x 7.92mm machine gun in flexible mounting in rear cockpit.
Up to 220lbs of external stores.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
C.III - Base Military Designation
6A5 - Rumpler Company Designation
6A6 - Simplified rear fuselage
C.IV - Improved C.III form