In depth descriptions and photographs of the aircraft of 21 nations presented with a unique human dimension that goes behind the machines to the people involved.long-serving Albatros C class was among the finest and most adaptable reconnaissance aircraft of World War I. They combined good ... The Albatros family of two-seat reconnaissance aircraft grew out of the prewar unarmed B- series. ... This version mounted the new 260-horsepower Mercedes D IVa engine that gave it greater speed and altitude ... The plane commenced field service in the summer of 1917 and proved entirely successful as a photo platform and artillery spotter. A totalanbsp;...
|Author||:||John C. Fredriksen|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2001-01-01|