AEG D.I Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1917
Type: Biplane Fighter Prototype
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Allgemeine Elektricitats-Gesellschaft AG (AEG) - Imperial Germany
Production Total: 3
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 20.01 feet (6.1 meters)
Overall Width: 27.89 feet (8.50 meters)
Overall Height: 8.69 feet (2.65 meters)
Weight (Empty): 1,510 lb (685 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,072 lb (940 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Daimler D.IIIa 6-cylinder liquid-cooled inline piston engine developing 160 horsepower and driving a two-bladed propeller at the nose.
Maximum Speed: 127 mph (205 kph; 111 knots)
Maximum Range: 289 miles (465 km)
Service Ceiling: 16,404 feet (5,000 meters; 3.11 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 1,313 feet-per-minute (400 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
2 x 7.92mm LMG 08/15 machine guns synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
Global Operators / Customers
Imperial Germany (cancelled)
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
D.I - Base Series Designation; three prototypes completed.
Dr.I - Triplane variant of 1917 based on the D.I design.