Gotha G.IX

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Gotha G.IX
Captured Gotha G.IX at Bickendorf 1919.jpg
Role Bomber
Manufacturer Gotha
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 70[1]
Wingspan 21.6 m (71 ft) [2]
Engine 2×260hp Maybach Mb.IVa
Armament rear flexible Parabellum

L.V.G. was contracted to build seventy Gotha G.IX/GL.IX bombers in February 1918. It is believed that the contract was completed but it is not known whether they saw service. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Herris, p.170.
  2. Lamberton, pp.222-223.
  • Jack Herris, Gotha Aircraft of WWI. USA, Aeronaut Books, 2013. ISBN 978-1-935881-14-8
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962. ISBN 9780900435027