AEG PE Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1918
Type: Ground Attack Triplane Prototype
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Allgemeine Elektricitats-Gesellschaft AG (AEG) - Imperial Germany
Production Total: 1
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Width: 36.75 feet (11.20 meters)
Weight (Empty): 2,606 lb (1,182 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 3,120 lb (1,415 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Benz Bz.IIIb V8 water-cooled inline piston engine developing 192 horsepower and driving a two-bladed propeller at the nose.
Maximum Speed: 103 mph (166 kph; 90 knots)
Rate-of-Climb: 565 feet-per-minute (172 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
2 x 7.92mm LMG 08/15 machine guns synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
4 x Conventional drop bombs.
Global Operators / Customers
Imperial Germany (cancelled)
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
PE ("Panzer Einsitzer") - Base Series Designation; single prototype constructed in 1918.