Pola G

From Wings of Linen
Pola Type G
Role Flying Boat
Manufacturer Pola
Designer Josef Mickl [1]
First flight 23 Nov 1915 [1]
Primary user Austria-Hungary
Number built 5-12[1]
Engine 3×160hp Austro-Daimler or Hiero inline [1]
Armament front flexible gun
rear flexible gun
Crew 3 [1]

The large[note 1] Pola Type G were three-engined flying boats built at the Pola shipyards in 1915-1916, probably designed by Josef Mickl. While the first crashed, the second was good enough that an order was placed. [1]

More web information may be found on The Aerodrome website.



  1. "G" stands for Gross (large) [1].
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Nowarra, p.21.
  • Heinz J. Nowarra, Bruce Robertson, and Peter G. Cooksley. Marine Aircraft of the 1914-1918 War. Letchworth, Herts, England: Harleyford Publications Limited, 1966. ISBN 0900435070