Lohner B.IV

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Lohner B.IV
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Lohner
Introduction June 1915
Primary user Cross-Pattee-Heraldry.svg Austria-Hungary
Number built 9 [1]
Wingspan 13.5 m (44 ft 2 in) [2]
Engine 100hp Mercedes inline
Armament sometimes a rear flexible Schwarzlose[3]
Crew 2
Max Speed 115 km/h (71 mph)[4]
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 11:00[4]
Ceiling 2,000 m (6,500 ft)[2]

Lohner rebuilt one of the Lohner B.IIIs with new wings, undercarriage, and engine as the Series 15 or Type G. Its career was brief: it was accepted on June 1915 and written-off in August. [1]

UFAG built eight Lohner B.IV(U) (Series 15.5). They saw brief service before becoming training aircraft. [5]

Timeline

References

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 Grosz, p.40.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lamberton, pp.212-213.
  3. Lamberton, p.28.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Grosz'93, p.41.
  5. Grosz, p.268.
Bibliography
  • Peter M. Grosz, George Haddow, and Peter Schiemer. Austro-Hungarian Army Aircraft of World War One. Flying Machines Press, 1993. ISBN 0-9637110-0-8.
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962.