Aviatik B.III

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B.III
Role Reconnaissance aircraft
Manufacturer Öesterreichesche-Ungärische Flugzeugfabrik Aviatik
Designer Robert Wild[disambiguation needed]
First flight 1916
Introduction 1916
Retired 1916
Primary user Kaiserliche und Konigliche Luftfahrtruppen

The Aviatik B.III was a reconnaissance aircraft built in Austria-Hungary during World War I. Aviatik's Austro-Hungarian subsidiary had built the German-designed B.II, and now further developed this design by adding a more powerful engine and armament in the form of a defensive machine gun and bomb racks. It was otherwise similar to Austro-Hungarian built B.IIs, incorporating the revisions that had been made locally to the original design. All were obsolete and out of service by the end of 1916.


Operators[edit]

 Austria-Hungary

Specifications[edit]

General characteristics

  • Crew: two, pilot and observer
  • Powerplant: 1 × Austro-Daimler inline, 120 kW (160 hp)

PerformanceArmament

References[edit]

  • Taylor, Michael J. H. (1989). Jane's Encyclopedia of Aviation. London: Studio Editions. p. 89.