Model Airplane News (May 1965) "Lloyd C.II"

Model Airplane News (May 1965) "Lloyd C.II"



May 1965


"Lloyd C.II" (cover)

It was a reconnaissance biplane used by the Austro-Hungarian Empire and Poland in World War One beginning in 1915. It was a conventional biplane design with a flat-faced plywood fuselage. Powered by 145 horsepower engine yielding a max. speed of 80 mph, range of 250 miles and service ceiling of 9,800 feet. The crew was a pilot and an observer/rear gunner seated in a tandem open-air cockpit. Wings were slightly swept-back and braced by parallel struts and cabling. The upper and lower wing assemblies were staggered. Armament a single 8mm machine gun, on a half-circle mounting in the rear cockpit. It could also carry 200 lbs of bombs.

Nice graphic cover art. Secure binding with clean pages and very light cover wear. 11 x 8-1/2 with 72 pages. Illustrated throughout. Scarce!


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