From Wings of Linen

Richard Knoller wasn't an aircraft firm, he was a respected pre-war designer. Knoller planes were expected to be game-changers, but they turned out to be great disappointments. The Austro-Hungarian army Luftfahrtruppe spread orders for Knoller designs among companies Lohner, Phönix, Aviatik, WKF, and Thöne & Fiala where they turned out to be more of a distraction than viable aircraft.[1]

Production aircraft from the Great War or shortly thereafter include:


  1. Grosz, p.5
  • 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.