This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Left side view of a Brandenburg (Hansa-Brandenburg) C.I observation aircraft of Fliegerkompanie 17 being prepared for a mission. The pilot is performing a pre-flight check, and the observer, in the cockpit installing a machine gun. Caption on album page - "Visitierung des Apparates." ("Visiting [inspecting?] the Machine"). Page 13 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:
- Air pilots, Military
- Airmen & aircraft
- Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, Heer - Aviation
- Military Aircraft
- Reconnaissance Aircraft
- World War, 1914-1918 - Austria