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† April 30, 2018

On Monday 30 April 2018, Wilko Jonker died after a long illness at the age of 58. He leaves behind a wife and two children. The Dutch military aviation and plastic modeling were his hobby and on this website he shared all the knowledge he has collected over the years. His hobby has been able to distract him from the persistent disease in his body until the last week of his life. The contacts with other hobbyists were a major support for him.

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LVG C.VI

History

The LVG C.VI was a design from 1917 of Willy Sabersky-Müssigbrodt, who designed the DFW C.V. The LVG C.VI was lighter and smaller, though the fuselage looked somewhat more massive. The fuselage was constructed of wood.

The aircraft were equipped with a Morse transmitter. Approximately 1100 examples were built.

 

Technical information
Dimensions:
Length: 7,45 m Wingspan: 13 m
Height: 2,8 m Wing area: 34,6 m2
Weights:
Empty weight: 930 kg Max. start weight: 1309 kg
Performances:
Max. speed: 170 km/hr Climbing speed: 4 min to 1000 m
Cruising speed: - km/hr    
Range: 400 km or 3,5 hours Service ceiling: - m
Miscellaneous:
Engine type: One Benz Bz-IV rated 200 hp
Crew: Two men: one aviator plus one observer
Armament: One fixed, forward firing 7,9 mm Spandau LMG 08/15 plus one movable 7,9 mm Parabellum MG 14 machine gun. Maximum of 115 kg bombs