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Rumpler C.X

Страна: Германия

Год: 1918

Rumpler - D.I - 1917 - Германия<– –>Ruth-Rohde - biplane - 1912 - Германия


O.Thetford, P.Gray German Aircraft of the First World War (Putnam)


Rumpler C X (8C 14)
  This progressive two-seater of 1918 featured the usual Rumpler wing profile, but with single bay "X" struts, which obviated the necessity for incidence bracing. Only a single aircraft was built, and when this was extensively damaged in a collision on the ground the type was not proceeded with. Engine, 240 h.p. Maybach Mb IV. Span, 10.5 m. (34 ft. 5 1/2 in.). Length, 6.9 m. (22 ft. 7 3/4 in.). Height, 3.12 m. (10 ft. 3 1/4 in.). Area, 29 sq.m. (313 sq.ft.). Weights: Empty, 950 kg. (2,090 lb.). Loaded, 1,385 kg. (3,047 lb.). Speed, 195 km.hr. (121.875 m.p.h.). Climb, 6,000 m. (19,680 ft.) in 27 min. Duration, 3 1/2 hr. Armament, one Spandau and one Parabellum machine-guns.

O.Thetford, P.Gray - German Aircraft of the First World War /Putnam/
The Latest Rumpler C.X Type Two-seat Biplane. (240 h.p. Mercedes Mb IV.) Note the crossed interplane struts - a fashion now becoming prevalent in Germany. Prototype of 1918 only.