AEG C.IV Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1916
Type: Fighter Biplane Aircraft
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Allgemeine Elektritzitats Gesellschaft (AEG) - Germany
Production Total: 658
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Length: 23.46 feet (7.15 meters)
Overall Width: 44.16 feet (13.46 meters)
Overall Height: 10.99 feet (3.35 meters)
Weight (Empty): 1,768 lb (802 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,469 lb (1,120 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Mercedes D.III water-cooled in-line engine developing 160 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 98 mph (158 kph; 85 knots)
Maximum Range: 280 miles (450 km)
Service Ceiling: 16,404 feet (5,000 meters; 3.11 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
2 x machine guns
Up to 220lbs of external ordnance
Global Operators / Customers
Imperial Germany; Bulgaria; Turkey; Poland
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
C.IV - Base Production Model; fitted with 1 x Mercedes D.III series water-cooled in-line engine of 160 horsepower; 1 x Spandau machine gun in forward cockpit; 1 x Parabellum machine gun in rear observer's cockpit.
C.IVa - Fitted with a 1 x Argus engine of 180 horsepower.
C.IV.N - Night Bomber Model with provision for 6 x 110lb bombs; fitted with 1 x Benz Bz.III engine; elongated wings.