Otto Type B

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Otto Type B
Role Reconnaissance
Manufacturer Otto
Designer Gustav Otto
Introduction 1914 [1]
Primary user Cross-Pattee-alternate3.svg Germany
Wingspan 14.9 m (49 ft) [2]
Engine 100hp Mercedes inline [2]
Armament small bombs [1]
Crew 2 [1]
Max Speed 109 km/h (68 mph) [2]

The Otto Type B was used in small numbers by Germany in 1914-1915. It was a development of Gustav Otto's pre-war pushers. Small numbers of them were also built by Pfalz. In the early months of the war it was used at Dunkirk and in German East Africa.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Lamberton, p.160.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Lamberton, pp.224-225.
  • W.M. Lamberton and E.F. Cheesman, Reconnaissance & Bomber Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Great Britain: Harleyford Publications Ltd., 1962. ISBN 9780900435027