The AEG PE (Panzer-Einsitzer) was a single seat armoured ground-attack triplan
e aircraft. The PE featured an armoured fuselage of light alloy construction; fabric covered flying surfaces with dural tubular wing spars.
First flying in March 1918 the PE was easy to fly but suffered from poor stability and considered inadequate for fighter versus fighter combat.
Engine: 1 x 195hp Benz Bz IIIb
Wingspan: 11.20 m / 37 ft 9 in
Length: 6.60 m / 22 ft 8 in
Height: 2.48 m / 8 ft 2 in
Wing area: 31.60 sq.m / 340.14 sq ft
Max take-off weight: 1412 kg / 3113 lb
Empty weight: 1182 kg / 2606 lb
Max. speed: 166 km/h / 103 mph
Cruise speed: 121 km/h / 75 mph
Range: 480 km / 298 miles
Armament: 2 x 7.92mm mg