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Hansa-Brandenburg C.I

Hansa-Brandenburg C.I two-seater armed reconnaissance plane flying over the Alps. The distinctive radiator at the edge of the upper wing and rear-mounted machine gun are clearly visible. Of German origin, the plane was used extensively by the Austro-Hungarian forces.
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Hansa-Brandenburg C.I two-seater armed reconnaissance plane flying over the Alps. The distinctive radiator at the edge of the upper wing and rear-mounted machine gun are clearly visible. Of German origin, the plane was used extensively by the Austro-Hungarian forces.

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A two-seater armed reconnaissance plane produced by Hansa und Brandenburgische Flugzeugwerke Gmbh of Germany, the Hansa-Brandenburg C.I was used extensively by Austro-Hungarian forces.

The plane was introduced in 1916. Multiple variants were produced with engines ranging from 160 to 230hp.

Engine: 200hp Hiero in-line piston engine (tractor)

Maximum speed: 158kph/98mph; ceiling: 6,000m/19,685ft; endurance 3hrs

Length: 8.45m/27ft 9 in. Wingspan: 12.25m/40ft 2in

Armament: one 8mm Schwarzlöse machine gun on pivot mount in rear of cockpit. Later models included a single fixed forward-firing machine gun and bomb racks.

Crew: two

Hansa-Brandenburg C.I is an aircraft: reconnaisance plane.