Caudron G.6

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Caudron G.6
Caudron G.VI escadrille C 56, scheda Aerei da Guerra.jpg
Role Reconnaissance/Bomber
Manufacturer Caudron
First flight June 1916[1]
Introduction 2H 1916
Primary user Roundel of the French Air Force before 1945.svg France
Number built 512[1]
Wingspan 17.2 m (56 ft 6 in) [2]
Engine 2×120hp Le Rhône rotaries
Armament 1-2×flexible front Lewis MG and
1-2×flexible rear Lewis MG
91 kg (200 lb) of bombs[2]
Crew 3
Max Speed 145 km/h (90 mph)[3] to 151 km/h (94 mph)[2]
Climb 2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 7:30 [3]
3,000 m (9,800 ft) in 13:40[2]
4,000 m (13,100 ft) in 24:55[2]
Ceiling 4,400 m (14,400 ft)[3] to 4,700 m (15,500 ft)[2]
Range 275 km (170 mi)[3]
Endurance 2:00[2] - 3:00 [3]

The Caudron G.6 came into Aviation Militaire service in the latter half of 1916, and it served with at least 38 escadrilles until replaced with better planes in late 1917 and early 1918. The earlier twin-boom Caudrons had suffered because it was difficult to protect the rear sector, and this three-man aeroplane offered good protection both fore and aft. 512 Caudron G.6's were built, with 302 on hand in August 1917.

For more information, see Wikipedia:Caudron G.6.

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Unofficial Stats
Availability Maneuver Damage Dmg Points Max Alt. Climb
Maneuver.png Firing.png Damage.png Ceiling.png Climb.png
16Q1-18Q3 Y B/B 16 11 4

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Notes
  1. Numbers are approximate, based off escadrille counts.
Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Davilla, p.158.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Lamberton, pp.216-218.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Davilla, p.161.
Bibliography
  • Dr. James J. Davilla and Arthur M. Soltan. French Aircraft of the First World War. Flying Machines Press, 1997. ISBN 0-9637110-4-0.
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962.