Lohner B.V

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Lohner B.V
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Lohner
Primary user Cross-Pattee-Heraldry.svg Austria-Hungary
Number built 6 [1]
Engine 140hp Rapp vee-8
Armament none
Crew 2
Max Speed 122 km/h (76 mph) [2]
Climb 1000m in 11:05 [2]

A contract for twenty-four Lohner B.Vs (Series 16 or Type H) was placed in January 1915, but problems with the engine delayed delivery until April 1916. Being a year late, only six were delivered before the order was cancelled, and they were directed to training duties, where frequent carburetor fires led to them being grounded. [1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Grosz, p.41.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Grosz'93, p.41.
  • 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.