Rumpler C.V

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Rumpler C.V
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Rumpler
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Variants Rumpler C.IV, C.VII, C.IX, Rubild
Wingspan 12.7 m (41 ft 7 in) [1]
Engine 245hp Maybach Mb.IVa inline
Climb 3,000 m (10,000 ft) in 16:00[1]
Ceiling 6,100 m (20,000 ft) [1]

The Rumpler C.V seems to have been one of the many Rumpler C.IV variants. This version boasted a 245hp Maybach engine and bomb racks.[2]

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).[3]
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lamberton, pp.224-225.
  2. Herris, p.71.
  3. 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.
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962. ISBN 9780900435027