Aviatik C.I Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1915
Type: Reconnaissance Biplane Aircraft
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Automobil und Aviatikwerke - Imperial Germany
Production Total: 500
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Length: 25.98 feet (7.92 meters)
Overall Width: 41.01 feet (12.50 meters)
Overall Height: 9.68 feet (2.95 meters)
Weight (Empty): 1,653 lb (750 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 2,954 lb (1,340 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Mercedes D.II 6-cylinder inline engine developing 120 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 88 mph (142 kph; 77 knots)
Maximum Range: 261 miles (420 km)
Service Ceiling: 11,483 feet (3,500 meters; 2.17 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 255 feet-per-minute (78 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 7.92mm Parabellum machine gun in flexible mounting in rear cockpit.
Global Operators / Customers
Austria-Hungary; Imperial Germany; Romania; Yugoslavia
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
C.I - Base Production Model Series Designation; oberserver with trainable machine gun mounting placed in the front cockpit with pilot to the rear.
C.Ia - Observer with machine gun mounting moved to rear cockpit seating area with pilot moved to front.
C.II - More powerful Benz engine fitted to the series.