Lohner B.VI

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Lohner B.VI
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Lohner
Primary user Cross-Pattee-Heraldry.svg Austria-Hungary
Number built 18 [1]
Wingspan 13.5 m (44 ft 2 in) [2]
Engine 140hp Rapp vee-8
Crew 2
Climb 1,000 m (3,280 ft) in 10:15 [1]

When the Lohner B.V was found to be unacceptable, an attempt was made to rework the type as the Lohner B.VI (Series 16.1 or Type H2). It was no more relevant when delivered in 1916 and all eighteen were redirected to training units. The Rapp engines continued to cause fires and they were used only sporadically. [1]

References[edit]

Citations
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Grosz'93, p.41.
  2. Lamberton, pp.212-213.
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.