Jeannin Taube

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Jeannin Taube
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Jeannin
Designer Emil Jeannin
Primary user Germany
Wingspan 13.87 m (45 ft 6 in)[1]
Engine 120hp Argus As.II
Armament small arms
Crew 2
Max Speed 100 km/h (62 mph)[1]
Endurance 4:00[1]

Pioneer Emil Jeannin manufactured a Taube aircraft which saw modest production numbers (for the time), and with its 120hp engine, it was one of the best of the type. Both an A/13 and A/14 type were built. Deployment peaked at sixteen in service in early 1915.

For more information, see Wikipedia:Etrich Taube.


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  1. German numbers are from bi-monthly Frontbestand records (Effective Frontline Strength).[2]
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Grey'87, p.429.
  2. Grosz'85, p.60 and Grosz'86, p.66.
  • 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.