Zeppelin C.I

From Wings of Linen
Zeppelin C.I
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Zeppelin-Staaken
Designer Paul Jaray[1]
First flight autumn 1917
Primary user Germany
Produced 2[1]
Variants Zeppelin C.II
Wingspan 12 m (39 ft 4 in)[1]
Engine 240hp Maybach Mb.IV[1]
Max Speed 200 km/h (124 mph)[1]
Climb 5,000 m (16,400 ft) in 33:00[1]

The Zeppelin C.I was a two-seater built at Friedrichshafen in late 1917. Only two were built before shifting to the C.II. The C.I had conventional fabric-on-wood construction.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Gray'87, p.581.
  • Peter Gray and Owen Thetford. German Aircraft of the First World War. Great Britain, Putnam, 1962, 1987. ISBN 0-85177-809-7.