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The Friedrichshafen G.II (factory designation FF.38) was a medium bomber aircraft that was designed and manufactured in Germany during World War I by Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen. [1]

24 relations: AEG G.I, AEG G.II, AEG G.III, AEG G.IV, AEG G.V, Air gunner, Benz Bz.IV, Bombardier (aircrew), Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen, Friedrichshafen G.I, Germany, Gotha G.V, Idflieg aircraft designation system, Karl Gehlen, Luftstreitkräfte, Macedonian Front, Medium bomber, Parabellum MG 14, Pilot (aeronautics), Pusher configuration, Tailplane, Vertical stabilizer, Western Front (World War I), World War I.


The AEG G.I (originally designated as the K.I) was a three-seat, twin-engined German biplane bomber aircraft of World War I. It was tested and found to be viable for air-fighting in the latter half of 1915 but performed poorly, necessitating the development of the AEG G.II.

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The AEG G.II was a German biplane bomber aircraft of World War I developed from the AEG G.I, with more powerful engines.

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The AEG G.III was a German biplane bomber aircraft of World War I developed from the G.II.

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The AEG G.IV was a biplane bomber aircraft used in World War I by Germany.

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The AEG G.V was a biplane bomber aircraft of World War I, a further refinement of the AEG G.IV.

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Air gunner

An air gunner (AG) a.k.a. aerial gunner is a member of an air force aircrew who operates flexible-mount or turret-mounted machine guns or autocannons in an aircraft.

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Benz Bz.IV

The Benz Bz.IV was a German six-cylinder, water-cooled, inline engine developed for aircraft use.

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Bombardier (aircrew)

A bombardier or bomb aimer was the crew member of a bomber aircraft responsible for the targeting of aerial bombs.

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Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen

Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen GmbH was a German aircraft manufacturing company.

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Friedrichshafen G.I

The Friedrichshafen G.I (factory designation FF.36 or FF.30) was a prototype heavy bomber aircraft that was built in Germany by Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen in 1915.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a federal parliamentary republic in western-central Europe.

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Gotha G.V

The Gotha G.V was a heavy bomber used by the Luftstreitkräfte (Imperial German Air Service) during World War I. Designed for long-range service, the G.V was used principally as a night bomber.

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Idflieg aircraft designation system

The IdFlieg designation system was used to designate German heavier-than-air military (as opposed to naval) aircraft from the early days of the Fliegertruppe/Luftstreitkräfte to the end of World War I. The system necessarily evolved during this period, as new aircraft types were produced.

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Karl Gehlen

Karl Gehlen was the chief designer of the German Flugzeugbau Friedrichshafen GmbH company, formed on June 17, 1912 by Diplom Ingenieur Theodor Kober, a working associate of Graf Ferdinand von Zeppelin.

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The Deutsche Luftstreitkräfte ("German Air Force"), known before October 1916 as the Fliegertruppen des deutschen Kaiserreiches ("Imperial German Flying Corps"), or simply Die Fliegertruppe, was the air arm of the German Army (of which it remained an integral part) during World War I (1914–18).

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Macedonian Front

The Macedonian Front of World War I, also known as the Salonica Front, was formed as a result of an attempt by the Allied Powers to aid Serbia, in the autumn of 1915, against the combined attack of Germany, Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria.

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Medium bomber

A medium bomber is military bomber aircraft designed to operate with medium-sized bombloads over medium range distances; the name serves to distinguish this type from larger heavy bombers and smaller light bombers.

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Parabellum MG 14

The Parabellum MG14 was a 7.9 mm caliber World War I machine gun built by Deutsche Waffen und Munitionsfabriken.

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Pilot (aeronautics)

An aircraft pilot or aviator is a person who actively and directly operates the directional flight controls of an aircraft while it is in flight.

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Pusher configuration

In a craft with a pusher configuration the propeller(s) are mounted behind their respective engine(s).

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A tailplane, also known as horizontal stabiliser (and horizontal stabilizer in the US), is a small lifting surface located on the tail (empennage) behind the main lifting surfaces of a fixed-wing aircraft as well as other non-fixed-wing aircraft such as helicopters and gyroplanes.

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Vertical stabilizer

The vertical stabilizers, vertical stabilisers, or fins, of aircraft, missiles or bombs are typically found on the aft end of the fuselage or body, and are intended to reduce aerodynamic side slip and provide direction stability.

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Western Front (World War I)

Following the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the German Army opened the Western Front by first invading Luxembourg and Belgium, then gaining military control of important industrial regions in France.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrichshafen_G.II

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