AEG DJ.I Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1918
Type: Armored Single-Seat Ground Attack Biplane Prototype
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Allgemeine Elektricitats-Gesellschaft AG (AEG) - German Empire
Production Total: 3
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 21.98 feet (6.7 meters)
Overall Width: 32.81 feet (10.00 meters)
Overall Height: 9.84 feet (3.00 meters)
Weight (Empty): 2,612 lb (1,185 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 3,020 lb (1,370 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Benz Bz.IIIb V8 water-cooled inline piston engine developing 194 horsepower OR 1 x Maybach Mb IVa engine of 240 horsepower driving a four-bladed propeller at the nose.
Maximum Speed: 112 mph (180 kph; 97 knots)
Rate-of-Climb: 820 feet-per-minute (250 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
2 x 7.92mm KMG 08/15 Spandau machine guns synchronized to fire through the spinning propeller blades.
4 x Anti-Personnel Drop Bombs
Global Operators / Customers
Imperial Germany (cancelled)
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
DJ.I - Base Series Designation; three prototypes completed.