Gotha G.VIII

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Gotha G.VIII
Role Bomber
Manufacturer Gotha
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Engine 2×260hp Maybach
Armament 1-2 Parabellum
Max Speed 180 km/h (112 mph) [1]
Endurance 5:00 [1]

The Gotha G.VIII was a late development featuring wider, three-bay wings and sloping struts to support the longer upper wing. Both conventional tails and twin-rudder box-tails were used with the G.VIII. [2]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Gotha G.IX.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lamberton, p.222.
  2. Lamberton, p.159.
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962. ISBN 9780900435027