LVG C.II Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1915
Type: Reconnaissance Fighter / Light Bomber Biplane Aircraft
National Origin: Imperial Germany
Manufacturer(s): Luftverkehrsgesellschaft GmbH (LVG) - German Empire
Production Total: 300
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 2
Overall Length: 26.57 feet (8.1 meters)
Overall Width: 42.16 feet (12.85 meters)
Overall Height: 9.61 feet (2.93 meters)
Weight (Empty): 1,863 lb (845 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 3,097 lb (1,405 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Mercedes D.III 6-cylinder liguid-cooled inline engine of 160 horsepower.
Maximum Speed: 81 mph (130 kph; 70 knots)
Maximum Range: 240 miles (386 km)
Service Ceiling: 13,123 feet (4,000 meters; 2.49 miles)
Armament / Mission Payload
1 x 7.92mm forward-fixed LMG 08/15 machine gun.
1 x 7.92mm Parabellum MG14 machine gun on flexible mount in rear cockpit.
Up to 130lbs of bombs.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
C.I - Initial Version; fitted with Benz Bz.III series engine of 160 horsepower.
C.II - Main Production Version
C.III - One-Off Developmental Airframe; observer position and armament moved to the forward portion of the fuselage.
C.IV - Enlarged frame; fitted with Mercedes D.IV series engine of 220 horsepower; appearing in 1916.