In the Netherlands, this type C.5W was unsuccesfull.
In Sweden however, C.5's were rebuild with floats and the Swedish were very satisfied with his performance.
6 C.5W floatplane 2-seat advanced trainers, were serialled Z-1 to Z-6, delivered during 1925.
Later converted to C.V-C landplanes.
6 C.V-C landplane trainers, serialled Z-7 to Z-12, delivered during 1926.
12 C.V-E two-seat recce-bombers, serialled Z-13 to Z-24, delivered 1926 - 1927.
Most withdrawn 1938. Latterly used as air gunnery trainers, observation platforms and for 'met' flights.
6 C.V-D ordered 8 July 1927, serials J-1 to J-6 reserved, but contract taken over by the NEI army.