Brandenburg C.I; Military, International, Austria-Hungary, Austro-Hungarian Air Service; Wars and Conflicts, World War I, Austria-Hungary. [photograph]


Collection Item Summary:

A pilot and observer of Fliegerkompanie 17 prepare for a mission from their airfield in Northern Italy as ground crewmen ready a Brandenburg (Hansa-Brandenburg) C.I aircraft (s/n 61.13). Caption on album page - "Besprechung vor dem Flug." ("Pre-flight briefing"). Page 12 of a souvenir photo album of Fliegerkompanie (FliK) 17 of the Kaiserliche und Kn̦igliche (K.u.K.) Luftfahrtruppen (Imperial and Royal Aviation Troops) of Austria-Hungary, stationed on the Italian Front.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Airplanes
  • Airmen & aircraft
  • Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, Heer - Aviation
  • Biplanes
  • Military Aircraft
  • Reconnaissance Aircraft
  • World War, 1914-1918 - Austria

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National Air and Space Museum Archives

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