A.E.G. B.II

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A.E.G. B.II
AEG B.II 1915.jpg
Role Reconnaissance/Trainer
Manufacturer A.E.G.
First flight Feb 1915 [1]
Introduction Apr 1915 [1]
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 10 [1]
Developed from A.E.G. B.I
Wingspan 13.07 m (42 ft 11 in) [2][1]
Engine 150hp Benz Bz.III inline or
120hp Mercedes D.II inline
Armament none
Max Speed 130 km/h (81 mph) [1]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 4:30[1]

Ten improved AEG B.II reconnaissance planes were built in 1915. They served from April 1915 through the autumn of that year.[1] The factory designation for the plane was the Z9.[3]

For more information, see Wikipedia:AEG B.II.

Timeline [note 1]



References

Notes
  1. German numbers are from bi-monthly Frontbestand records (Effective Frontline Strength).[4]
Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Herris, p.11.
  2. Lamberton, pp.220-221.
  3. Lamberton, p.108.
  4. Grosz'85, p.60 and Grosz'86, p.66.
Bibliography
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.
  • Peter M. Grosz, "Archiv -- Frontbestand". WW1 Aero, № 107, Dec 1985 and № 108, Feb 1986. Poughkeepsie, NY: World War I Aeroplanes, Inc.
  • Jack Herris. AEG Aircraft of WWI. Aeronaut Books, 2015. ISBN 978-1-935881-28-5.