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Built by the Aviatik companies in Austria and Leipzig, the Aviatik B.I entered service at the outbreak of the war and was used for reconnaissance until the beginning of 1916.
Aviatik B.I Specifications
Country: Germany
Manufacturer: Automobil und Aviatikwerke AG
Type: Reconnaissance
Entered Service: 1914
Number Built:
Engine(s): Mercedes, liquid cooled, 6 cylinder inline, 100 hp
Wing Span: 45 ft 10 in (13.97 m)
Length: 26 ft 2 in (7.97 m)
Height: 10 ft 10 in (3.30 m)
Empty Weight:
Gross Weight: 2,400 lb (1,088 kg)
Max Speed: 62 mph (100 km/h)
Endurance: 4 hours
Crew: 2
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