The Siemens-Schuckert R.V was a one-off Riesenflugzeug (Giant Aeroplane) with serial number R5/15. Relative to the R.IV, it had decreased wingspan. It was accepted in August 1916 and it served with Rfa 501 at Vilna.  After its service lifetime, the R.V was dismantled.
|Introduction||Aug 1916 |
|Number built||1 |
|Developed from||Siemens-Schuckert R.IV|
|Wingspan||34.1 m (112 ft) |
|Engine||3×220hp Benz Bz.IV|
|Max Speed||132 km/h (82 mph) |
|Climb||2,000 m (6,560 ft) in 36:00 |
|Ceiling||3,500 m (11,500 ft) |
For more information, see Wikipedia:Siemens-Schuckert R.V.
- Gray, p.567.
- Lamberton, pp.224-225.
- Lamberton, p.152.