Hannover CL.V

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Hannover CL.V
Hannover CL.V front quarter.jpg
Role Ground Attack
Manufacturer Hannover
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built ~50 [1]
Developed from Hannover CL.III
Armament fixed sync. LMG08/15 and
rear flexible Parabellum
Crew 2
Max Speed 185 km/h (115 mph) [1]
Climb 1000m in 3.3min [1]
Ceiling 9,000 m (29,500 ft) [1]
Endurance ~3:00 [1]

The Hannover CL.V came out in late 1918 with both conventional and box tails. Perhaps fifty were completed before the Armistice. The engine was the excellent 185hp BMW IIIa, for which many airframes were in contention. [1]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Hannover CL.V.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Gray, p.427.
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.