Rumpler C.IV Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1917
Type: Reconnaissance Biplane / Light Bomber Aircraft
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Rumpler Flugzeugwerke / Pfalz Flugzeugwerke - Imperial Germany
Production Total: 650
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Length: 27.59 feet (8.41 meters)
Overall Width: 41.54 feet (12.66 meters)
Overall Height: 10.66 feet (3.25 meters)
Weight (Empty): 2,381 lb (1,080 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 3,373 lb (1,530 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Mercedes D.IVa water-cooled inline engine developing 260 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 106 mph (171 kph; 92 knots)
Service Ceiling: 20,997 feet (6,400 meters; 3.98 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 7.92mm LMG 08/15 machine gun in fixed, forward-firing mounting synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
1 x Parabellum MG14 machine gun on trainable (ring) mounting at rear cockpit position.
Up to 220lb of externally-held, conventional drop stores.
Global Operators / Customers
Belgium (post-war); Imperial Germany; Switzerland; Ottoman Empire (Turkey); Yugoslavia (post-war)
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
C.IV - Base Military Designation
Pfalz C.I - Rumpler C.IVs produced by Pfalz Flugzeugwerke.
6B-2 - Single-Seat Floatplane Fighter for German Navy; fitted with Mercedes D.III series engine of 160 horsepower.