In 1917 the LVG C.V made its appearance on the Western Front, and was in widespead use by the autumn of that year, also serving in Palestine. An excellent all-round aircraft, it was well able to defend itself. In 1918 it was joined by the C.VI, about 1000 examples of which were produced. This type had a number of modifications and improved visibility for the crew. The final variant was the C.VIII, only one of which was built.
| MODEL||LVG C.V|
| ENGINE||1 x 200hp Benz Bz.IV water-cooled in-line engine|
| Loaded weight||1310 kg||2888 lb|
| Wingspan||13.00 m||43 ft 8 in|
| Length||7.45 m||24 ft 5 in|
| Height||2.80 m||9 ft 2 in|
| Max. speed||170 km/h||106 mph|
| Ceiling||6500 m||21350 ft|
| ARMAMENT||2 x 7.7mm machine-guns, up to 115kg of bombs|
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Me too France. Wasn't as exciting as sinking the Bismarck 23 years later though. I don't know what's worse on this site. The Spam or the bullcrap stories.
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I SHOT ONE OF THESE DOWN ON JUNE 18, 1918.
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