Type: Double single engine reconnaissance bomber biplane scheme 
Crew: a pilot and gunner-observer

Universal scout-bomber of World War S.VI was the most advanced aircraft of type C from the standpoint of the combat operation. Its origin is from the plane CI, created in 1916, the "Air-transtportnym partnership» (Luft-Verkehrs Gesellschaft).


LVG C.VI photo

LVG C.VI photo

Features of the last modification in the early 1918 years have greatly improved thanks to the new engine BzIV company "Benz". He is able to carry up to 109 kg (240 pounds) of bombs. The company LVG ​​built by the end of the war more than 1100 aircraft S.VI. Three aircraft S.VI survived to 1990-ies, but only aircraft with tail number 7198 / 18, exploits Shuttleworth Collection can now fly - in fact it is the only authentic type of German aircraft of World War preserved in this state.


Basic data LVG C.VI:


  • Length: 7,47 m Wingspan: 13,03 height: 2,8 m
  • Date of first flight:
  • end of January 1918 years
  • Powerplant: BzIV company "Benz" Power: 200 l. from. (149 kW)


The weight:

  • BLANK: 948,02 kg
  • Maximum take-off: 1377,12 kg
  • The remaining airworthy modifications: S.VI


In 1972 year ended Shuttleworth Collection Restoration work on the plane S. VI, who still has airworthiness.

Aircraft performance characteristics:

  • Maximum speed: 169,6 km / h
  • Flight duration: 3,5 hours


Military aviation