Zeppelin-Staaken R.XIV

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Zeppelin-Staaken R.XIV
Zeppelin-Staaken R.XIV WW1 aircraft 1.jpg
Role Bomber
Manufacturer Zeppelin-Staaken
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Number built 3 [1]
Variants Zeppelin-Staaken R.XIVa
Wingspan 42.0 m (137 ft 8 in) [2]
Engine 5×245hp Maybach Mb.IVs
Armament 4-5 MGs
2,000 kg (4,500 lb) of bombs[2]
Max Speed 126 km/h (78 mph) [2]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 15:00[2]
2,000 m (6,500 ft) in 26:00[2]
3,000 m (9,800 ft) in 47:00[2]
Ceiling 4,400 m (14,300 ft) [2]

For more information, see Wikipedia:Zeppelin-Staaken R.XIV.

References[edit]

Citations
  1. Munson, p.159.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Lamberton, pp.226-227.
Bibliography
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962.
  • Kenneth Munson, Bombers: Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft, 1914-1919. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1968, Blandford Press Ltd. ISBN 978-0753721711