Rumpler C.IX

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Rumpler C.IX
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Rumpler
Introduction late 1917
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Developed from Rumpler C.IV
Variants Rumpler C.IV, C.V, C.VII, Rubild

The Rumpler C.IX was a variant of the excellent Rumpler C.IV featuring a high-compression Maybach Mb.IVa engine and an extended-range fuel tank.[1]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Rumpler C.IV.

Timeline [note 1]

Miniatures and Models

A Rumpler C.IV makes a fine substitute.


  1. German numbers are from bi-monthly Frontbestand records (Effective Frontline Strength).[2]
  1. Herris, p.71.
  2. Grosz'85, p.60 and Grosz'86, p.66.
  • Peter M. Grosz, "Archiv -- Frontbestand". WW1 Aero, № 107, Dec 1985 and № 108, Feb 1986. Poughkeepsie, NY: World War I Aeroplanes, Inc.
  • Jack Herris, Rumpler Aircraft of WWI. Aeronaut Books, 2014. ISBN 978-1-935881-21-6.