Lloyd C.IV

The Lloyd C.IV was intended to have a veneer-covered wing rather than fabric, but production delays forced a return to the traditional fabric. Forty-four were originally contracted, but only twenty-one were delivered (plus another sixteen from WKF). There were two Lloyd series, Series 44 and Series 44.2 for unknown reasons. Due to unimpressive performance, it served mostly on the less-demanding Eastern Front. [2]

Lloyd C.IV
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Lloyd
Introduction Dec 1916 [1]
Primary user Cross-Pattee-Heraldry.svg Austria-Hungary
Number built 37 [2]
Engine 160hp Daimler inline
Armament rear flexible Schwarzlose
Crew 2
Max Speed 135 km/h (84 mph) [3][4]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 6:00[3] to 6:12[4]

Lloyd C.IV(WKF) Series 44.5 and 44.6 planes were sent to the Russian front on December 1916, but they did not last long and were withdrawn in February 1917. [1]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Lloyd C.II.



  1. 1.0 1.1 Grosz, p.330.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Grosz, p.215.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Grosz'93, p.216.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Lamberton, pp.212-213.
  • Peter M. Grosz, George Haddow, and Peter Schiemer. Austro-Hungarian Army Aircraft of World War One. Flying Machines Press, 1993. ISBN 0-9637110-0-8.
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962. ISBN 9780900435027