AEG G.IV Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1916
Type: Tactical Medium Bomber Biplane Aircraft
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Allgemeine Elektritzitats Gesellschaft (AEG)
Production Total: 320
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 3
Overall Length: 31.82 feet (9.7 meters)
Overall Width: 60.37 feet (18.40 meters)
Overall Height: 12.80 feet (3.90 meters)
Weight (Empty): 5,291 lb (2,400 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 8,003 lb (3,630 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 2 x Mercedes D.IVa 6-cylinder liquid-cooled inline engines developing 260 horsepower each.
Maximum Speed: 103 mph (165 kph; 89 knots)
Maximum Range: 466 miles (750 km)
Service Ceiling: 14,764 feet (4,500 meters; 2.80 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 7.92mm Spandau machine guns on trainable mounting in front cockpit.
1 x 7.92mm Spandau machine guns on trainable mounting in rear cockpit.
Up to 888 lb of external conventional drop ordnance.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
G.IV - Production Model Series Designation; base tactical bomber form.
G.IVg - Increased span biplane wings with three-bay arrangement.
G.IVk - Limited production ground-attack aircraft; armoring added for low altitude protection; outfitted 20mm Becker cannon in dorsal position and 20mm Becker cannon under the nose.