The Rumpler 6B-1 was originally a modified land plane and based upon the two seat Rumpler C.I
The modifications involved the wings position, an enlarged rudder and deletion of the seat of the observer.
During production an other modification was applied, the area of the horizontal tail surfaces was reduced.
The armament was one fixed forward firing Spandau LMG 08/15 fitted on the port side of the engine.
- Rumpler 6B-1: the original version, 39 examples built.
- Rumpler 6B-2: a version based on the larger Rumpler C.IV. Disadvantage was the lower performance. 49 examples were built.
|Length:||9,58 m||Wingspan:||12,23 m|
|Height:||3,63 m||Wing area:||35,7 m2|
|Empty weight:||790 kg||Max. start weight:||1140 kg|
|Max. speed:||130 km/hr||Climbing speed:||25 min to 3000 m|
|Cruising speed:||- km/hr|
|Range:||4 hours||Service ceiling:||- m|
|Engine type:||One Mercedes D-III rated 160 hp|
|Armament:||One fixed forward firing 7,92 mm Spandau MG 08/15 machine gun|