Albatros C.XII

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Albatros C.XII
Albatros C.XII.jpg
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Albatros
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Developed from Albatros C.X
Wingspan 14.1 m (46 ft 5 in) [1] to 14.37 m (47 ft 2 in)[2]
Engine 260hp Mercedes D.IVa inline
Armament fixed, sync. LMG08/15 and
rear flexible Parabellum
Crew 2
Max Speed 175 km/h (109 mph)[3][4][2]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 3:30[1]-5:00[3]
2,000 m (6,500 ft) in 8:00[1]
3,000 m (9,800 ft) in 13:00[1]
Ceiling 5,000 m (16,400 ft)[5][4][1][2]
Endurance 3:15 [5][4][2]

The Albatros C.XII was basically a refinement of the C.X. The excellent Mercedes D.IVa was retained and the wings were unchanged, but the fuselage borrowed the rounded cross-section of Albatros' D-class fighters.

For more information, see Wikipedia:Albatros C.XII.

Timeline [note 1]

Game Data

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Unofficial Stats
Availability Maneuver Damage Dmg Points Max Alt. Climb
17Q2-18Q4 K B/B 15 12 3

Miniatures and Models

1:144 Scale

References

Notes
  1. German numbers are from bi-monthly Frontbestand records (Effective Frontline Strength).[6]
Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Lamberton, pp.220-221.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Angelucci, p.84.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gray, p.38.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Munson, p.42.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gray, p.35.
  6. Grosz'85, p.60 and Grosz'86, p.66.
Bibliography
  • Enzo Angelucci, ed. The Rand McNally Encyclopedia of Military Aircraft, 1914-1980. New York: The Military Press, 1983 edition. ISBN 0-517-41021-4.
  • 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.
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962. ISBN 9780900435027
  • Kenneth Munson, Bombers: Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1914-1919. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1968, Blandford Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0753721711