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Siemens-Schuckert E.I

National origin: Germany
Manufacturer: Siemens-Schuckert
First flight: late 1915
Primary user: Luftstreitkrx¤fte
Number built: 21 (incl. 1 prototype)

The Siemens-Schuckert E.I was a German fighter aircraft, manufactured by Siemens-Schuckert.

The E type (Eindecker) monoplane first flew in late 1915. it was a monoplane with wire braced wings. powered by the Siemens-Halske Sh.I rotary engine it was armed with a single LMG 08/15 machine gun. After a successful evaluation, 20 production models were built.


E.II 1 prototype built. Powered by 89-kW (120-hp) Argus As.II inline engine. Destroyed in an accident. E.III 6 built. Powered by 75-kW (100-hp) Oberursel U.I piston engine.




Specifications (E.I)

Data from German Aircraft of the First World War

General characteristics

Crew: 1
Length: 7.1 m (23 ft 3.625 in)
Wingspan: 10.0 m (32 ft 9.75 in)
Empty weight: 473 kg (1,041 lb)
Gross weight: 673 kg (1,481 lb)
Powerplant: 1 x— Siemens-Halske Sh.I, 75 kW (100 hp) each


Endurance: 1.5 hours


1 x LMG 08/15 machine gun

Peter Gray and Owen Thetford German Aircraft of the First World War London: Putnam, 1962

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